Samuel Moyn is James Bryce Professor of European Legal History at Columbia University. His forthcoming book in spring is Human Rights and the Uses of History.
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How Israel’s Military Success Erased the History of the Diaspora’s Jewish Warriors

A discussion with historian Derek Penslar about why their valor has been forgotten, even though it made the Jewish state possible

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Face the Nations

By asking the United Nations to fulfill their national aspirations, the Palestinians are following a script Israel’s founders wrote in the 1940s

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