How Six Days in 1967 Ushered in an Era of Historical Illiteracy and False Premises

As its name suggests, The Six Day War in 1967 was one of the most one-sided conflicts in history. Israel devastated the combined Arab Forces on their way to a resounding victory that saw Israel move into the Gaza Strip, the regions of Judea and Samaria — commonly refereed to as the West Bank, the city of Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, and the Sinai Peninsula.

While Arabs, particularly the Egyptians were utterly embarrassed, Israelis were euphoric. Jews could once again visit their holy sites…