Nakba Blues - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Walid
    • 22.09.09 | 14:01 (IDT)

    Inserting the Nakba to humour Palestinians and leaving it at that is like teaching the Palestinian students that 6 million died in the holocaust simply because of an accident in history. If most Israelis still believe that their country did not commit anything wrong in Gaza, of what purpose will this token insertion about the Nakba serve? As to Benny Morris, today he is singing a completely different tune about the deliberate expulsion of the 48 Palestinians by Ben Gurion. He must have gotten tired of being out in the cold since he expressed his initial opinion about Ben Gurion's massive expulsions in 48 and now he is saying that expulsions were committed by a few renegade Jewish officers acting on their own and in a few areas only. It's time Israel stopped pulling PR gimmicks like this insertion story and started honestly doing something about correcting the injustices committed by the Zionist enterprise.

    from the article: Israeli textbook under review for giving Palestinian version of 'nakba'
    First published 01:33 22.09.09 | Last updated 06:37 22.09.09
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