Sunday, April 22, 2018

Since Time Immemorial – The Joan Peters Project Introduction

This issue is devoted to the legacy of Joan Peters, may she rest in peace. 19 volunteers summarized chapters of Joan’s vital book, FROM TIME IMMEMORIAL, . the inspiration for my professional focus on the UNRWA...

Rosenberg published Holocaust Haggadah

Now that Hanukkah 2017/5778 is behind us, it’s only 100 days until Passover. Earlier this year Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg published “Rosenberg English Holocaust Haggadah For Passover: Holocaust Poems and Essays to Supplement the...

New book, “The Industry of Lies: Media, Academia, and the Israeli-Arab Conflict”, by Ben...

ISGAP is honored to publish Israeli journalist Ben Dror Yemini's important and timely new book, entitled The Industry of Lies: Media, Academia, and the Israeli-Arab Conflict. The book presents an in-depth analysis of the many...

The Holy Koran: To whom has God given the land He blessed?

הקוראן: למי נתן אלוהים את הארץ שאותה ברך? القرآن الكريم: لمن اعطى الله تعالى الأرض التي بارك فيها؟ According to the Koran, the land connected to Biblical figures such as Abraham and Solomon, as well to...

Put GENESIS OF THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY in the right hands

Photo Credit: ​Vidar​ Norberg​ Only a few remaining species on this planet continue to read books – because it is their job to do so: Diplomatic personnel, Legislative aides, Academic researchers, and journalists. In that context,...

From Time Immemorial, Summary of Chapter 1: The Puzzle’s Extra Pieces

Introduction Joan Peters’ book, published in 1984 and 7 years in the making, began as a sympathetic investigation into the reasons why the Palestinians have remained refugees since the Israeli War of Independence in 1948....

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 10: The Population Under the Turks, Mid-Nineteenth Century...

Introduction: Peters prefaces this chapter with two quotations.  The first is from a remarkable Anglican clergyman, James Parkes,  born on Guernsey, he fought in WW 1, and spent substantial time on the Continent.  There, he...

From Peters’ Time Immemorial, Summary of Chapter 3: The Arab Jew

Introduction “The Arab Jew” is the longest chapter of Joan Peters' book.  The chapter profiles many of these vulnerable communities, the other, true but ignored, refugees of the Middle and North Africa.  It tells of...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 2: The Invitation

Introduction Some personal Reflections on this chapter: The overarching, abiding sentiment that resonates with me after reading this chapter is of the incontrovertible conclusion that the Arab States have waged a massively successful internal and external...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 4: Ideology of the East, Rhetoric of the...

Introduction: Edmund Burke said “Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it”.  It would be comforting to think that World War II, the Holocaust, was somehow unique.  So it's disturbing to read that...