Israel and the Palestinians: The Invention of a People

It was the formation of the State of Israel in 1948 and the results of the seven-day war that gave rise to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. The conflict has been exacerbated by the historical revisionism of a group of scholars known as “minimalists.” In today’s second part of my study I continue my evaluation of whether Israel or the Palestinians are an invented people.

Here is the link:  Israel, the Palestinians, and an Invented People – Part 2

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Claude Mariottini
Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

Judaism, Ancient Israel, Edward Said, Invented People, Israel, Keith Whitelam, Palestinians, Rashid Khalidi, Shlomo Sand

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