Category: Israel Palestine

Israeli Mirage and Nesher Aces by Shlomo Aloni

By Shlomo Aloni

Israeli delta opponents pilots were credited with virtually three hundred kills among 1966 and 1974, and dozens of them turned aces. The Israeli aerial kill alternate cost and total air-to-air functionality was once extra special. even though the Israeli pilots have been flying Mach 2 opponents, they lacked any smooth radar gear and their MiG-21 flying rivals must have had a functionality area over them. This publication info their such a lot signifcant engagements, a lot of that have been primarily international warfare 2 type dogfights fought with jet airplane. simply because neither facet had the strive against aspect to disengage at will such a lot engagements have been a existence and loss of life fight and the advent of air-to-air missiles and the Israeli Nesher was once to end up decisive during this theatre.

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The Hour of Sunlight: One Palestinian's Journey from by Sami al Jundi

By Sami al Jundi

As in Palestine, Sami al Jundi had one ambition: overthrowing Israeli profession. With associates, he started to construct a bomb to take advantage of opposed to the police. but if it exploded in advance, killing one in every of his associates, al Jundi used to be stuck and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

It used to be in an Israeli prison that his not going transformation all started. Al Jundi was once welcomed right into a hugely equipped, democratic neighborhood of political prisoners who required that participants in their mobile learn, have interaction in political discourse on issues starting from worldwide revolutions to the precepts of nonviolent protest and revolution.

Al Jundi left legal nonetheless decided to struggle for his people's rights—but with a really various thought of the way to adopt that fight. He cofounded the center East software of Seeds of Peace heart for Coexistence, which brings jointly Palestinian and Israeli youth.

Marked by way of honesty and compassion for Palestinians and Israelis alike, The Hour of Sunlight illuminates the Palestinian event throughout the tale of 1 man's fight for peace.

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Aramaic and Hebrew Inscriptions from Mt. Gerizim and Samaria by Jan Dusek

By Jan Dusek

The subject matter of the e-book stands at the intersection of epigraphy and old study: the Aramaic and Hebrew inscriptions found within the area of the Yahwistic sanctuary on Mt. Gerizim and their old historical past. The research addresses the proof from 3 views: the paleography and relationship of the inscriptions; the identification of the group who carved them and its associations; and, eventually, the bigger historic and political context within which the inscriptions have been produced. This e-book is very invaluable for historians of Palestine within the moment Temple interval, for biblical students, and for these facing Aramaic and Hebrew paleography and epigraphy.

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The Road to Jerusalem: Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews by Benny Morris

By Benny Morris

This publication examines the private imaginative and prescient of normal Sir John Glubb, British pro-Consul within the heart East and commander of the Arab Legion among 1936-1956. It deals the 1st in-depth account of Glubb's pondering and activities in the course of 1948, as he led his small military into Palestine and warfare opposed to Israel. His goals and activities, which lie on the very middle of the debate among "Old" and "New" historians of the Arab-Israeli clash, are conscientiously specified utilizing, for the 1st time, modern British, Arab Legion, and Israel Defence Forces intelligence sources.

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Shackled Warrior: Israel and the Global Jihad by Caroline Glick

By Caroline Glick

Islamic supremacism, eu cultural disaggregation, American vacillation, and Israeli timidity and confusion. those are the most social contexts that tell political and strategic advancements of worldwide and nationwide affairs in our occasions. In her biweekly commentaries, Caroline B. Glick, the ambitious Jerusalem submit columnist, highlights those underlying developments whereas examining occasions as they spread either globally and in Israel. This notable choice of her probing and eloquent paintings is a needs to learn for all who care approximately successful the struggle opposed to the multifarious forces of world jihad.

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One Day in September. The Full Story of the 1972 Munich by Simon Reeve

By Simon Reeve

Published to coincide with Steven Spielberg's Munich, this can be the gripping, definitive account of the bloodbath of Israeli athletes on the 1972 Olympics and the Israeli revenge operation that followed—now to be had in paperback, with a brand new epilogue.

At 4:30 A.M. on September five, 1972, a band of Palestinian terrorists took 11 Israeli athletes and coaches hostage on the summer season Olympics in Munich. greater than 900 million audience the chilling, twenty-hour occasion on tv, as German specialists desperately negotiated with the terrorists. ultimately, overdue within the night, helicopters bore the terrorists and their surviving hostages to Munich's little-used Furstenfeldbruck airfield, the place occasions went tragically awry. inside mins the entire Israeli athletes, 5 of the terrorists, and one German policeman have been dead.

Why did the rescue venture fail so miserably? And why have been the experiences compiled via the German gurus hid from the general public for extra than...

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