Against Analogy

Daniel J. Solomon

Masha Gessen's likening of the Gaza Strip to a Nazi ghetto is a master class in Holocaust inversion and distortion. These statements were made in the heat of a polemical debate, but moral outrage should never call the tune. There is a word for when it does: demagoguery.

Road to Nowhere

Alex Stein

A new book about Zionist land purchases in the Jezreel Valley/Marj ibn Amir reveals the incompatibility of the settler colonial and Zionist paradigms of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

The Splendor of Cities

Yaser Abu Areesha

A personal assessment of the Palestinian situation following the tumultuous events of 2021.

A Typology of National Liberation Movements

Olga Kirschbaum-Shirazki

Why otherwise competent scholars get Zionism and Palestinian nationalism wrong.

A Question of Priorities

Abe Silberstein

Two ostensibly very different books shine an illuminating light on debates surrounding Palestinian political goals and identity.

The Gaza Blockade

Seth Frantzman

Evaluating 15 years of mixed results.

Cities without a Country

Ian Black

A new book and a new documentary film offer a profoundly insightful and thought-provoking snapshot of the many troubling uncertainties faced by Palestinians in 2021.

The Chairmen

Calev Ben-Dor

Two recent books assess the successes and failures of Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas.

International Law for Just One Nation

Eugene Kontorovich

Two books examine the details behind arguments about the legality of settlements.

Preventing Peace

Abe Silberstein

Three new books argue that American policy has consistently failed the Palestinians and the wider cause of Middle Eastern rapprochement.

Teaching the Conflict

Ari Blaff

Three publications show different approaches to teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict on campus.

Stone Men

Alex Stein

The story of the role played by Palestinian stonemasons and construction workers in the building of Israel.

‘Duel Review’: The Conflict over the Right of Return

Emmanuel Navon Tamer Masalha

Two reviews, separately written, about recent books about the Palestinian "right of return."