It was a massacre. at least we are not seeing that yet. However, in general - 1948 was a no-choice struggle between two peoples. One agreed to a UN resolution and one disagreed and took up arms. Today, Israel is privileged, powerful, and abusing its palestinian neighbors from a position of absolute power.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: An unending settler pogrom