Why was Naqba date chosen as May 15, day Israel was declared, not date of Dir Yassin or other Palestinian calamity? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ron
    • 07.06.12 | 19:11 (IDT)

    Why was Naqba date chosen as May 15, day Israel was declared, not date of Dir Yassin or other Palestinian calamity? This choice explains it all. Starting on Nov 29 1947, the day the UN declared May 15 1948 as the date for both Jewish and Arab Palestinian state formation, the Arab Palestinians declared it a calamity, days before they started the War against the Palestinian Jews.

    from the article: Independence and Nakba: Two narratives for one land
    First published 11:44 04.06.12 | Last updated 11:44 04.06.12
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