Daniel Mcgowan

Daniel McGowan is the Director of Deir Yassin Remembered www.deiryassin.org [email protected].


The Holocaust[1] (spelled with a capital "H") usually refers to the killing of six million Jews by the Nazis during World War II.  It is supposed to be the German's "Final Solution" to the Jewish problem. Much of the systematic extermination was to have taken place in concentration camps …

The Massacre There are many different accounts and interpretations of what happened on 9 April 1948 at Deir Yassin, a small village on the west side of Jerusalem. For ardent Zionists it was a battle at the beginning of Israel's War for Independence. For most historians (privately, in opinions they …

The term ritual defamation was coined by Laird Wilcox to describe the destruction of the reputation of a person by unfair, wrongful, or malicious speech or publication. The defamation is in retaliation for opinions expressed by the victim, with the intention of silencing that person’s influence, and making an example of …