Tom Segev

      A State At Any Cost: Ben-Gurion, Distorted

      A State At Any Cost: The Life of Ben Gurion
      By Tom Segev
      Macmillan, 2019

      Tom Segev's recent biography of Israeli premier David Ben-Gurion is well-written, but deeply flawed. Instead of letting the facts dictate the narrative, the revisionist historian does the precise opposite.

      Israel’s 50th, the New Historians and NPR

      Israel's 50th anniversary with its outpouring of media coverage has been a numbing reminder of journalism's herd instinct, the tendency of reporters to imitate one another, repeating the same themes and citing the same experts...