46 What really happened on Naqba day, May 15 1948? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 05.09.09 | 16:49 (IDT)

    Egyptian Planes started bombing indiscriminately Tel Aviv. Syrian planes started bombing Haifa. Iraqi planes Netanya. Jordanian Artillery started indiscriminate shelling in the ?holy city? of Jerusalem. Egyptian Tanks crossed the border rolling towards Tel Aviv. Syrian tanks crossed the border rolling into Israeli Kibbutzim in Jordan valley. Lebanese tanks doing same in Galilee. Jordanian troops started the ethnic cleansing of Jews in ?East Jerusalem?, and in Hebron. The Palestinian Arabs were just happy onlookers, and participants in massacres of Jews in Hebron and Jerusalem. Israel had no planes, no Tanks, no artillery to defend itself.

    from the article: An Open Letter to Archbishop Desmond Tutu
    First published 03:09 04.09.09 | Last updated 10:19 04.09.09
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