Myths and Facts About the Conflict
Consulate of Israel in New England
Haaretz 2003 election coverage
The Arab-Israeli Conflict in Maps
Translations of the Arab press and media
Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
Jewish Community Relations Council of Boston
Coalition for the Defense of Human Rights
(information about global jihad and its consequences)
Institute on Religion and Democracy
BOOKSHELF: ESSENTIAL READING ON THE CONFLICT
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||From Time Immemorial: The Origins of the Arab-Jewish
by Joan Peters
(New York: Harper & Row, 1984).
The best history of the
conflict, at least to the date of its publication, and the most
account of the pre-1948 background to the Arab-Jewish conflict over
insist, against all evidence, is exclusively "Arab land". Long and
but well worth the effort.
||Myths and Facts: A Guide to the Arab-Israeli Conflict
by Mitchell G. Bard
Chase, MD: American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, 2001).
well-organized survey, with abundant footnotes and no hidden agenda.
Information is current through the middle of 2001.
||Islam and Dhimmitude: Where Civilizations Collide
by Bat Yeor
Associated University Presses, 2002).
Bat Yeor is an independent
living in Switzerland and writing in French, born into the large
Jewish community. She became stateless after 1948, and like most of
Jews, was forced to flee. Her several books concentrate on the
position of religious minorities, especially Jews and Christians, in
with Muslim rulers. Other books in English include The Dhimmi: Jews
Christians under Islam (2001), and The Decline of Eastern Christianity
|Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the
by Michael B. Oren
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2002).
A history of
that led to the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza by the Israeli
|The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Middle East
by Mitchell G. Bard
York: Alpha Books, 1999). In some ways simpler than Myths and Facts
same author), but broader in its coverage than just the Arab-Israeli
|The Forgotten Millions: The Jewish Exodus From
Malka Shulewitz, ed.
(Continuum, 2001). A collection of essays (including Bat Yeor,
on the subject of the Jewish refugees from Muslim countries in the