History of Israel, from 1850-present

Here are some essays on the history of
the Land of Israel, "Eretz Yisroel".
Essays in italics are still being worked on.
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Political Mythology
  • The History and Meaning of the words "Palestine" and "Palestinians",  which means "Sea Invader"
  • Politically motivated mythology of "Palestine"
  • Myths of the Middle East
  • More Myths of the Middle East
  • A Photographic Tour of the Holy Land 1831-1910
  • Biblical History 4th-7th centuries, The Jewish Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 7th Century, The rise of the faith of Islam 8th-13th centuries, The Jewish Kingdom of Khazaria 8th-16th centuries, Islamic conquest and expansion 14th-19th Jewish Semi-Autonomy, Migration and Expulsions 1850-1920 Restoration of the Jewish Homeland and Arab-Jewish cooperation 1920-1948 The British Mandate for Palestine 1948 Arab and Jewish refugees 1948-1967 Early Israeli History 1967-1984 Later Israeli History 1984-2000 The Olso Years and the rise of Arabic-Islamic Nationalism Arabic settlement policy in the West Bank and Gaza  2000-present The Multi-Media War Muftism, Nazism, Communism and Traditional Anti-Semitism give birth to Islamism, 1917-present After World Trade Center bombing, Sept 11, 2001 Other Essays Rabbi Joseph E. Katz
    Middle Eastern Political and Religious History Analyst 
    Brooklyn, New York 
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