Photo: Israel Government Press Office/Wikimedia Commons Noura Erakat, assistant professor at George Mason University, claims in her new book “Justice for Some: The Question of Palestine,” that international law operates under the settler-colonial framework, and as a result has historically favored the State of Israel. According to Erakat: International law...
Radical Christianity in Palestine and Israel
Radical Christianity is proffered as an analysis of Palestinian liberation theology but amounts to little more than a laudatory and exculpatory summary of a movement that portrays Jewish sovereignty as the greatest obstacle to peace and justice in the Middle East.
Like Dreamers, My Promise Land
Two acclaimed new books about Israel betray a disquieting lack of moral confidence in their subject and its story. A further casualty of Shavit's book is journalismâ€™s commitment to truth. Forecasts of doom are glaringly absent just where they are neededâ€”and nowhere more so than in the section where Shavit...
THE ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WAR
Gelvin's book exemplifies the colonialist narrative, which denies the central role of religious ideology and ethnic bigotry as the source of enduring Arab-Islamic enmity toward the Jewish state. It ignores or dismisses as irrelevant the torrent of hateful rhetoric directed at Jews in mosques, schools, bookstores, television, newspapers and from...
As James Zogby says, what the Arab voices are saying to us certainly matters. However, Zogby's Arab Voices largely ignores the most ominous Arab (and other Muslim) voices â€“ those of crowds from London to Aden screaming in unison â€œJihad, Jihadâ€ and â€œDeath to Americaâ€ and â€œDeath to Israelâ€â€“ including...
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
In his book, PappÃ© attributes a harsh quote about treatment of Arabs to David Ben-Gurion. The quote is unreliable, however, as none of the sources that PappÃ© cites contain it.
Body of Secrets
In this recent book, James Bamford argues that during the Six Day War, Israel intentionally attacked a US spy ship, the USS Liberty. Bamford's unreliable evidence and illogical argumentation further discredit his claim.
Palestine: Peace not Apartheid
Former President Carter's book was fraught with falsehoods about and misrepresentations of Israel, yielding much criticism. CAMERA has compiled a more detailed and inclusive list of factual errors from Carterâ€™s book and media appearances.