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?
University of Exeter historian Ilan Pappé has yet to provide a reliable source for a quote he attributed to David Ben-Gurion in 2006. Why? It does not exist.
Editors at the Journal of Palestine Studies and officials at University of Exeter in Great Britain have asked famed historian Ilan Pappé to come clean about a quote he attributed to Israel's first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion.
Filmmaker Porter Speakman, Jr. retracts a Ben-Gurion quote obtained from Ilan Pappé's 2006 book because the sources do not check out.
An editorial board review calls for The Encyclopedia of Race and Racism's error-filled article on Zionism, written by anti-Zionist extremist Noel Ignatiev, to be eliminated from the upcoming edition.
Gale Cengage turned to a radical anti-Zionist — a man who has argued that suicide bombers are "patriots" and the Jewish state is "Hitlerite" — to write an encyclopedia article on Zionism. The publisher is now reviewing the piece's accuracy.
With the Toronto Star and Time Magazine correcting a hoax quote, and a feature story in the Toronto paper, the falsehood is wiped from the record. (But not all corrections are created equal.)
A quote attributed to Yasir Arafat in various places on the internet cannot be verified and is probably inaccurate.
After receiving documentation from CAMERA, the New York Times commendably stated in an Editor's Note that a quote cited by Rashid Khalidi, and frequently used by anti-Israel activists, could not be verified and "should not have appeared in the article."
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.