14 December 2023, The Tablet

The Holy Land: what happened in Palestine

The heroic creation of Israel as mythologised in books such as Exodus is no longer tenable.

The Holy Land: what happened in Palestine

Senior British politician Arthur Balfour on a visit to “Jewish colonies” in Palestine in 1925.
Alamy/World History.

Peace in Israel/Palestine will not be reached until each side understands the legitimate rights of the other – and stops interpreting facts to advocate its own story.
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