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The journey to Pitchipoï

Marceline Loridan-Ivens: And you didn't come back

: Strong testimony in the form of a letter about surviving Birkenau – and the difficult life that follows.

Undressing the lie

Ilan Pappe: Ten myths about Israel

: With Ten Myths About Israel, author Ilan Pappe shows how easily "truth" can be constructed and sold to uncritical masses. What consequences does this have for the objective, fact-based truth? The book is a shocking read, and a "must" for anyone interested in the Middle East, democracy, politics and history.

Israel's neurotic state

Michael Burner: In Search of Israel. The History of an Idea

: May 14 this year marks the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the state of Israel. The historian Michael Brenner takes a closer look at the complex and sometimes contradictory basis for its existence.

West of the West Bank

Avshalom Rubin: The Limits of the Land. How the Struggle for the West Bank Shaped the Arab-Israeli Conflict

: The conflict between Israel and Palestine is more difficult to resolve than ever, states Middle East researcher in new book.