False Quotes

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.

The Fraudulent Scholarship of Professors Walt and Mearsheimer

"Israel Lobby" professors Walt and Mearsheimer charge that because of its alleged misdeeds Israel is an unworthy ally of the U.S., and cite as proof numerous seemingly damaging "quotations" from Israeli leaders. The problem is that all the quotations are from secondary sources or worse, and all are false.