Mark Twain

Was Mark Twain's depiction of Israel in the 1800s accurate?

Was Mark Twain’s depiction of a desolate empty land inaccurate, an aberration? What did other travelers during this period write about their visits to the Holy Land?

By JACOB SIVAK
10/03/2022
Letters

December 9, 2019: 20th century creation

Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain in the Holy Land

A new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society brings the famous writer’s journey back to life.

By HOWARD BLAS
07/12/2019
Mark Twain

Center Field: Mark Twain’s ‘Innocents Abroad’ explains our Israel obsession

Clearly, we have some Mark Twain-like “unlearning” to do, especially about Israel.

29/10/2019

Mark Twain’s unwittingly prophetic vision for the State of Israel

A natural skeptic, Twain was not taken by the splendor of the Holy Land. He wrote irreverently about the country’s legendary sites.

23/09/2017
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