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Israeli History

The Balfour Declaration Revisited

Avi Ben-Hur | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Avi Ben-Hur

Historical assessments of the British Mandate period vary. Although many Israelis perceive British policies as hampering the Jewish national project, today it is acknowledged grudgingly that the Zionist movement would not have made such strides in state-building without British aid.

Israeli Society and the Holocaust

Avi Ben-Hur | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Avi Ben-Hur

Despite the large number of Holocaust survivors in Israeli society in its early years, the subject of the Holocaust was not extensively dealt with educationally during the state's first decades.

Israel, Palestine and the Teaching of History

David Moshman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Books
David Moshman

History in Israel and Palestine comes in two versions: Jewish Israeli and Palestinian. Four excellent new books, in four different ways, address the implications of this dichotomization for youth, education, justice and peace.

Ancient Roman Pool Unearthed In Jerusalem (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) - While excavating the site for a planned new ritual bath for Jews in Jerusalem, Israeli archaeologists uncovered a pool belonging to t...