The problem is not having Arab state in Palestina. The problem is how to
define it in therm terms of both the kind and the territory. They have
never had any state and territory and their wishes should be more
grounded in reality.
- Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
An intimate conversation with the leaders of the Jewish militias on the night that the UN announced the partition of Palestine inspired Natan Alterman to write the quintessential poem of bereavement and resurrection.