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Gaza



  • The history of Gaza in 2 minutes

    Find out why this small strip of land has been through so many conflicts and political upheavals since the end of World War II.


  • How Netanyahu Committed Political Suicide

    by Dr. Alon Ben-Meir

    Prime Minster Netanyahu’s insistence on passing a bill that will define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people is as disgraceful as his denial that Israel is not an occupying power.



  • 3rd Possibility: Coming Civil War in West Bank/ Jerusalem?

    by Juan Cole

    Observers of the evolution of the relationship between Israel and the Palestinians have long argued that there are only two likely outcomes of the alternating violence and diplomacy between the two sides that has gone on nearly 70 years now.



  • The Jews and the importance of history

    by Michael Gerson

    "History matters, or at least it should. Detached from its story, Israel is a quarrelsome, flawed democracy on the edge of the Mediterranean. But Israel is its story."


  • The "Historians" Confront Israel

    by Robert "KC" Johnson

    Historians have signed a petition blasting Israel.  The scholars’ letter went out of its way to affirm that the signatories were speaking as historians, not simply as citizens. This is infuriating.



  • It's hard to be an optimist today, but Juan Cole is

    by Irshad Manji

    "For all of the 'liking' and 'sharing,' [Juan] Cole shows [in his new book] that the revolution’s most important triumphs took place in the sphere of physical effort — the “meatspace.”



  • Historians Urge President to Change Policy on Israel-Palestine

    “We deplore the ongoing attacks against civilians in Gaza and in Israel. We also recognize the disproportionate harm that the Israeli military, which the United States has armed and supported for decades, is inflicting on the population of Gaza.”