The War of Independence of 1948 first gave rise to the divided city of Jerusalem, in which the Old City remained in Arab hands. This book analyzes the Six-Day War, a 72-hour period which shook the Jewish world, in which General Uzi Narkiss commanded the battle to reclaim Jerusalem for...
Examining a High-intensity War between Two of the Strongest Militaries in the Middle East
Based on an insider's knowledge of weaponry and of actual Israeli and Egyptian battle strategies, this book examines how two of the strongest regional militaries would likely fight a high intensity war in the Middle East....
Media and Conflict in Israel
Caspi, Dan; Kabha, Mustafa
Why has the Israeli government tried to control the Arab media in Israel? What was the purpose of this and how has the Arabic press begun to liberate itself? The Palestinian Arab In/Outsiders offers an integrated historical-sociological study of the Palestinian press within...
Writing Up a Storm
This book deals with the development of the Palestinian Arabic press during the years 1929-1939, years in which the national identity of the Palestinian Arab public was formalized and shaped and characterized by the development of the Palestinian National Movement. During this period, the Palestinian National...
The Essays of Haj Amin, Translated and Annotated
Edited by: Elpeleg, Zvi
Mufti Haj Amin al-Husayni had no chance of prevailing against the well-organized Zionist movement with its international support. The Palestinian Party that he headed after the First World War was split, conflicted and rife with corruption. In particular, it was...
An Episode of Illegal Immigration to Palestine
The Story of Rae Landy, Pioneer Nurse of Hadassah
Winds Over Jerusalem provides a rare, eyewitness account of Jerusalem 1913-15, a critical period in history, through the lens of two American Jewish women. It adds insight and understanding to the complex relationship that still exists between American Jews, Israel and...