False Quotes

Did Pappé Invent Another Quote?

In his 2009 book about the Husseini family, historian Ilan Pappé attributes a quote to Sir Walter Shaw. The source he cites does not include the quote in question. Is the quote real?

Ilan Pappé, Check Your Sources

Filmmaker Porter Speakman, Jr. retracts a Ben-Gurion quote obtained from Ilan Pappé's 2006 book because the sources do not check out.

Johann Hari’s Tirade Against Israel

British columnist Johann Hari's writings on Israel reflect a worrisome trend of fabricating facts and misrepresenting the words of Israel's founders in order to demonize the Jewish state.