The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, by Ilan Pappe. The borders of fact and myth. By Stephen Howe; Friday 24 November Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, by Jimmy Carter pp, Simon & Schuster, £ The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, by Ilan Pappe pp. And yet, Ilan Pappe unveils, one such crime has been erased from the global public memory: the ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians in But why is it.

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Senators fell all over themselves questioning Hagel about his views on Israel while all other matters were secondary. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Morris offers the balanced contextual clwansing to Pappe’s propaganda diatribe – with a 19th century starting point instead of one which commences in In reality, most of the land which Israel now claims was seized from the indigenous population, whom Israel then pappf from its conquests through a systematic campaign that, by the legal, popular, and academic definitions of the term was nothing short of ethnic cleansing.

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is a violence that continues to be perpetrated by the Zionist State of Israel against the Palestinian people up to the present. Before he left Israel inhe had been condemned in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament; a ila of education had called for him to be sacked; his photograph had appeared in a newspaper at the centre of a target; and he had received several death threats.

It is nearly 30 years since Jimmy Carter made his great contribution to the cause of peace in the Middle East: Finally, it should be noted that the purpose of this book was not to be balanced in what it reported but to cleanxing what it reported to balance what others have reported. At this stage, each side only looks at the atrocities the other side has committed, palesgine I suspect that because of more freedom of speech and political-commercial transparency-accountability, there are more Jews, Israelis and Ethni who recognise the ‘evils’ of their ways than there are Muslims, Arabs and Palestinians who recognise the ‘evils’ of their ways.


All the facts are evident in the archives and in particular the diary of David ben Gurion, who happily viewed empty villages flushed of the Arab residents.

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappé

Also, this book is excellent for the discovery of methods of writing about history. Peace Not Apartheid tells us little that is new or especially insightful to Arabs, Israelis or Europeans. For Israeli Jews to accept this would naturally man undermining their own status of victimhood. The fact that Ilan pappe himself was inside the system gives him a great unders This book is amazing! NM Amal Amra dear friend, yes, this book seems old, but still it is considered on of the most trustworthy books about the Palestinian cause Ben Gurion University professor Uri Ram’s review in the Middle East Journal concluded that “Pappe provides here a most important and daring book that challenges head-on Israeli historiography” as well as “collective memory and even more importantly Israeli conscience”.

This was a hard-hitting antidote to the Zionist propaganda I grew up reading. It has long been clear that the Palestinians were not, as used to be claimed, encouraged to leave their homes “temporarily” by Arab leaders.

And he writes about the Ayn al-Zaytun massacre when Zionists herded surrendering villagers into the village center, shot men on their lists, and shot men who protested Shockingly, the world has stood by, impotent in the face of the “special relationship” between the US and Israel fostered by the political power of Zionists in the United States.

I was shocked every couple of pages, I cried in subway while reading the testimonies, looking at the picture and just simply readying the history of this horrific and inhuman actions.

In sum, Pappe has created veracious source for future rhetorical discussions on the issue of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.

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I’ve been a recent convert to the Palestinian cause after watching footage of Israeli tanks and gunships in action against stone throwing youths. However, I’ve yet to read a single detractor who actually refuted or even addressed, for that matter the evidence compiled in his work. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This conflict is obviously a hugely controversial subject, with a great deal of misinformation, ideology, and vicious ad hominem rhetoric poisoning most online review forums or discussions I’ve come across.

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If anyone HAS read ;alestine, does it still ‘hold up’ despite being 10 years old?

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Prior to reading this book I had always accepted the official Israeli viewpoint of an Israeli David fighting an Arab Goliath. I wasn’t able to read more than 20 pages per day, not because of its richness with information but because my brain needed time to absorb all the atrocities.

A few weeks after the ethnic cleansing operations began, the neighboring Arab states sent a small army—small in comparison to their overall military might—to try, in vain, to prevent the ethnic cleansing. There were many executions of men, women, and children.

The process could take place hidden away in the vastness of the American west in the 19th century, but with Israel it has been quite obvious all ilam. Alan Dershowitz absurdly wrote in The Case For Israel, “Deir Yassin stands out in the history of Arab-Jewish conflict precisely because it was so unusual and so out of character for the Jews.

Me ne vengono in mente diverse, anche non lontane, che ancora non riescono a scendere a patti con una parte del loro passato. As already mentioned it’s a sad book to read but a necessary book if you want to understand the root causes of the Middle East conflict. The causes of this exodus are controversial and debated by historians. The lesson of these books – and the drearily familiar row over Carter’s – is that in Israel and Palestine the past is still far from being another country.

The scheme discussed at the Tel Aviv meeting, Plan Dalet, has been known about for years. Sep 16, Alastair Rosie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yes, ilna is one-sided and doesn’t talk about Arab massacres such as Kfar Etzion, but that is because the Zionist story is well-known already.