The Question of Palestine by Edward Said


This original and deeply provocative book was the first to make Palestine the subject of a serious debate. Edward Said traces the fatal collision between two peoples in the Middle East and its repercussions in the lives of both the occupier and the occupied, as well as in the conscience of the West.

The Question of Palestine by Edward Said2020-09-01T02:48:08+00:00

Palestine Betrayed by Efraim Karsh


The 1947 UN resolution to partition Palestine irrevocably changed the political landscape of the Middle East, giving rise to six full-fledged wars between Arabs and Jews, countless armed clashes, blockades, and terrorism, as well as a profound shattering of Palestinian Arab society. Its origins, and that of the wider Arab-Israeli conflict, are deeply rooted in [...]

Palestine Betrayed by Efraim Karsh2020-08-31T23:48:51+00:00

Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor by Yossi Klein Halevi


Attempting to break the agonizing impasse between Israelis and Palestinians, the Israeli commentator and award-winning author of Like Dreamers directly addresses his Palestinian neighbors in this taut and provocative book, empathizing with Palestinian suffering and longing for reconciliation as he explores how the conflict looks through Israeli eyes. Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor is one [...]

Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor by Yossi Klein Halevi2020-09-08T23:03:22+00:00

Catch-67: The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War by Micah Goodman


Since the Six-Day War, Israelis have been entrenched in a national debate over whether to keep the land they conquered or to return some, if not all, of the territories to Palestinians. In 2017, best-selling Israeli author Micah Goodman published a balanced and insightful analysis of the situation that quickly became one of Israel’s most [...]

Catch-67: The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War by Micah Goodman2020-09-08T23:03:35+00:00

1913: Seeds of Conflict


It is the overlooked legacy of World War I. 1913: Seeds of Conflict looks at the moment of transformation when Ottoman rule in Palestine was still strong, the identities of Jerusalemites were fluid and few could imagine the conflict that would dominate the region for the next century. Until now, the public and scholars have focused on [...]

1913: Seeds of Conflict2020-09-08T23:06:42+00:00

Colliding Dreams


Colliding Dreams recounts the dramatic history of one of the most controversial, and urgently relevant political ideologies of the modern era. The century-old conflict in the Middle East continues to play a central role in world politics. And yet, amidst this fierce, often-lethal controversy, the Zionist idea of a homeland for Jews in the land of [...]

Colliding Dreams2020-09-08T23:06:54+00:00

Israel and the Arabs: Elusive Peace


A three part documentary series examines the last years of the Arab-Israeli peace process from the point of view of presidents and prime ministers, their generals and ministers and those behind the suicide bombs and assassinations. The series reveals what happened behind closed doors as the peace process failed and the violence of the intifada [...]

Israel and the Arabs: Elusive Peace2020-09-08T23:07:36+00:00

The Gatekeepers


Charged with overseeing Israel's battle against Palestinian terrorism, the head of the Shin Bet - Israel's secret service - is present at the crossroad of every decision made. For the first time ever six former heads of the agency agreed to share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions. The Gatekeepers offers [...]

The Gatekeepers2020-09-08T23:07:51+00:00

1948 by Benny Morris


This history of the foundational war in the Arab-Israeli conflict is groundbreaking, objective, and deeply revisionist. A riveting account of the military engagements, it also focuses on the war's political dimensions. Benny Morris probes the motives and aims of the protagonists on the basis of newly opened Israeli and Western documentation. The Arab side--where the [...]

1948 by Benny Morris2020-09-08T23:07:55+00:00
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