Myths and facts on the Nakba

Victms of their own doing. Eli E. Hertz, 5/24/2019, 5:00 PM

An open letter to Rashida Tlaib

Were the long-suffering survivors of the Holocaust exploiters? Congresswoman Rashida Tliab thinks so. The question is how many unknowledgeable people she will convince. Lila Lowell, 5/16/2019, 4:02 PM

Rare photo collection from Israel’s War of Independence revealed

Photos include images from day Arab forces surrender Haifa port to IDF, in which soldiers raise Israeli flag at the port for the first time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 2:58 PM

War of Independence hero passes away

Holocaust survivor David Ben David, one of the last defenders of Kfar Etzion in 1948, passes away at 98.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 10:15 PM

War of Independence fallen's grave found after almost 70 years

Liebke Schaffer, who was killed while rescuing an injured man during the 1948 War of Independence, finally found.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2018, 9:22 PM

Veterans meets 70 years after War of Independence

Members of 8th Armored Brigade, the oldest armored brigade in the IDF, reunite 70 years after they fought together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 5:55 PM

Watch: First of Chief of Staff's office director speaks

Shosh Habas talks about being the office director of the first IDF Chief of Staff, and the challenges of the War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 3:56 AM

This Holocaust survivor fought in Israel's War of Independence

Israel at 70: Holocaust survivor recalls his journey to Israel and his experiences fighting in Israel’s War of Independence.JTA, 4/5/2018, 12:11 PM

Bennett strips funding from play accusing IDF of war crimes

Education Minister drops play depicting IDF soldiers as war criminals from 'Culture Basket' of performances shown to high school students.Tzvi Lev, 2/4/2018, 6:15 PM

Bennett orders review of play about Israeli 'conquest'

Education Ministry to review funding for play depicting IDF soldiers as murderers in 1948 War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2017, 6:47 PM

Pilot who helped form Israeli Air Force dies at 94

Former U.S. Navy pilot Mitchell Flint, who helped form the Israeli Air Force in 1948, dies in Los Angeles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2017, 4:56 AM

Yitzhak Rabin's binoculars to be auctioned off

Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's binoculars to be sold at Jerusalem auction house. The starting price? $5,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2017, 9:02 AM

Jordan's shameful record

Jordan's foreign minister blames the "occupation" for the Temple Mount terror, and threatens even more dangerous crises. Eli E. Hertz, 8/8/2017, 1:41 PM

'There was no massacre at Deir Yassin'

New book meticulously documents battle of Deir Yassin. Both Arab and Jewish testimony point to the same conclusion: there was no massacre.Shimon Cohen, 7/18/2017, 11:17 AM

Born a Muslim - but killed as a Jew

Samaria Regional Council to hold memorial for late Irgun fighter Baruch Mizrahi who fell in the War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2017, 9:40 PM

Remembering the 'last of kin' who fell in War of Independence

6000 youths visited the graves of 148 Holocaust survivors who were the last remnant of their families and fell in War of Independence.Yoel Domb, 4/26/2017, 8:54 PM

CIA: UK armed, encouraged Arabs against Israel in 1948

Declassified CIA documents provide evidence UK encouraged Arabs to oppose foundation of Israel, helped them acquire weapons.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2017, 11:27 AM

David Ben Gurion and the Arabs

Israel's first prime minister, known as the "father of the nation" had no compunctions about seeing the Arabs as the enemy and treating them as such.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 11/30/2015, 10:47 PM

'I Started the War of Independence'

Haganah officer Shmuel Albeck recounts how he relayed the report that marked the start of the war in 1947.Gil Ronen, 4/23/2015, 5:07 PM

Funeral for Unknown Soldier - 66 Years Later

19 year-old soldier Yehoshua Haver died in the War of Independence, but his burial place was unknown - until now.Yishai Karov, 11/28/2014, 9:02 AM

The Arabs Will Lose Jerusalem Too

Nothing the Jews do will change the undying self-destructive hatred of the Palestinian Arabs. Ron Jager, 11/11/2014, 12:00 AM

Independence War Weapons Cache Discovered in North

A long-hidden weapons cache has been uncovered in the Beit Shean Valley, near Kibbutz Mesilot.David Lev, 1/28/2014, 2:13 AM

Award for Hareidi Soldier Who Fought in Israel's Major Wars

Yaakov Laniado, who survived an angry mob, fell captive in war, and went undercover in Syria, recounts his remarkable story to Arutz Sheva.Maayana Miskin, 1/23/2014, 11:06 AM

New Movie Shows Brave, Tragic History of Gush Etzion

A new memorial to the Jews slain in Gush Etzion includes a video that captures the region’s inspiring, tragic history.Maayana Miskin, 11/29/2013, 12:15 AM

100-Year-Old General: We Razed Arab Villages, So What?

Brig. Gen. (res.) Yitzhak Pundak: If we hadn't done it, there would be a million more Arabs and there would be no Israel.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2013, 8:20 PM

Rabbi’s Wartime Diary Sheds Light on Battle for Jerusalem

Rabbi Shar Yishuv Hacohen wrote of the fall of Jerusalem and of his own inner debate between Torah study and armed combat.Maayana Miskin, 5/3/2013, 10:07 AM

Abbas and Netanyahu Agree: War of 1948 Has not Ended

Netanyahu and Abbas agree: The “conflict” between Arabs and the Jewish state was not settled in the 1948 war. Abbas’ op-ed rewrites history.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/17/2011, 12:13 PM

Lebanese Neighborhood Erases Jewish Name

A old Jewish neighborhood in Sidon that kept its Jewish name throughout the tribulations of Lebanese-Israeli tensions - finally lost the name. Hillel Fendel, 9/5/2010, 5:28 PM

US Marines To Honor The Man Who Saved Tel Aviv

A former Israel Air Force fighter pilot and US ex-Marine will be honored in Washington next week for his service to his first adopted homeland.Hana Levi Julian, 6/29/2010, 5:33 PM

'Lamed Heh' Commander's Nephew Sends Message of Revenge to Arabs

The nephew of the "Lamed Heh" says "the account with the people of Jaba and Tzurif is not settled." Hana Levi Julian, 1/20/2010, 9:03 PM