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    • Dovid K
    • 09.05.12 | 20:01 (IDT)

    Nakba? I think it's the opposite - maybe call it Abkan Day because, since 1948, the life expectancy among the Arabs living in Israel sky-rocketed. Israeli medical programs drastically reduced the Arab infant-mortality rate. In addition, under Israel’s systematic program of inoculation, childhood diseases like polio, whooping cough, tetanus, and measles were eradicated.

    from the article: Tel Aviv University okays Nakba Day ceremony, despite Student Union opposition
    First published 18:20 09.05.12 | Last updated 18:20 09.05.12
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