Nakba was self inflicted and volunteer so why to teach kids lies? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 19.10.09 | 13:07 (IST)

    Even thousand times repeated nonsense about forced removal of poor Palestinians won't change the history. They left because they were asked to and here I'm repeating what those who caused nakba say themselves. ?"The 15th May, 1948, arrived...On that day the mufti of Jerusalem appealed to the Arabs of Palestine to leave the country, because the Arab armies were about to enter and fight in their stead."-Cairo`s Akhbar el Yom, 10/12/63. ?.In listing the reasons for the Arab failure in 1948, Khaled al-Azm (Syrian Prime Minister) notes that "the fifth factor was the call by the Arab governments to the inhabitants of Palestine to evacuate it and leave for the bordering Arab countries. Since 1948, it is we who have demanded the return of the refugees, while it is we who made them leave. We brought disaster upon a million Arab refugees by inviting them and bringing pressure on them to leave.-Khaled el-Azm, after the 1948 War in his 1972 memoirs. Their own words against potobac words?

    from the article: Israel pulls textbook with chapter on Nakba
    First published 01:21 19.10.09 | Last updated 05:53 19.10.09
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