Yehoshua Porath

Yehoshua Porath (Hebrew: יהושע פורת‎‎) is an Israeli historian and professor emeritus of Middle East history.

Academic career

Yehoshua Porath is a lecturer in the History of Muslim Countries at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[1] He specializes in the history of Palestinian nationalism.

Political views

Porath was on the Meretz list in the 1992 Israeli elections for the Knesset. He later changed his political views and became a supporter of the right. He opposed the Oslo accords between PLO and Israel. In the 1996 elections he participated in the campaign of the Likud party and supported Benjamin Netanyahu for prime minister.[2]

Published works in English


  1. ^ יהושע פורת, המנדט המפוקפק של תום שגב, תכלת 9, אביב התש"ס / 2000
  2. ^ PLO covenant fraud