Gershom Gorenberg

Gershom Gorenberg is a senior correspondent for The American Prospect. He is the author, most recently, of The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977. His blog can be found at
 (May 2009)

A British soldier at a military strongpoint overlooking Jerusalem, January 18, 1948

The War to Begin All Wars

1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

by Benny Morris

Making Israel

edited by Benny Morris

A History of Palestine: From the Ottoman Conquest to the Founding of the State of Israel

by Gudrun Krämer, translated from the German by Graham Harman and Gudrun Krämer

May 28, 2009 issue

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