“Anti-Israel faculty reviewers worry the book will undermine the Palestinian narrative”

LEGAL INSURRECTION
Silencing History: U.S. University Publishers Shun Book “Ending the Deir Yassin Myth”
by Miriam Elman
March 18, 2018

Why have American academic presses rejected a book manuscript by Dr. Eliezer Tauber, a former dean and highly-regarded Israeli history professor at Bar-Ilan University’s Department of Middle Eastern Studies? Tauber is an award-winning and prolific expert on the early phases of the Arab-Israeli conflict. By all accounts, his latest book about the April 9, 1948 battle in the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin has “many strengths” and provides the most comprehensive investigation to date of what was both a seminal event in Israel’s War of Independence and in the creation of the Palestinian refugee problem. READ MORE

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