MYTH Palestine was always an Arab country. FACT The term “Palestine” is believed to be derived from the Philistines, an Aegean people who, in the twelfth century BCE, settled along the Mediterranean coastal plain — now Israel and the Gaza Strip. In the second century CE, after crushing the last …Read More »
Mitchell Bard. Jewish Virtual Library.
Israel’s new Nation State Law has provoked controversy both inside and outside Israel. Both critics and supporters have misinterpreted the text and its implications. They have also missed what may be the most important motive for the legislation – fear of the demographic threat to Israel’s future. First, we can …Read More »