Alon Confino

Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His latest book is The Coast of Tantura: The Destruction of a Palestinian Village, 1948, published by Pardes Press in Israel in 2023.


Cover for: ‘From the river to the sea’: One slogan, many meanings

It is often maintained that the slogan ‘From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free’ expresses a genocidal and antisemitic intention. But this is generally not the case. On the contrary, the slogan has historically been used to articulate a wide variety of political strategies for Palestinian liberation.

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