For the most part ancient history is not relevant to the modern-day conflict over the holy land. However, we feel that it is important that we address the common misperception that this conflict has gone on ‘for centuries’ or even millenia. This section contains articles about the ancient and biblical history of the region.
Israel deliberately forgets its history Schlomo Sand, Le Monde Diplomatique - An Israeli historian suggests the diaspora was the consequence, not of the expulsion of the Hebrews from Palestine, but of proselytising across north Africa, southern Europe and the Middle East. more
Alison Weir's new book Against Our Better Judgement: How the U.S. was used to create Israel brings together meticulously sourced evidence to outline the largely unknown history of U.S.-Israel relations.