A counter to the Nakba
If the government truly intends to reach an agreement on how to define Jews of Middle Eastern origin, and not just to pose a counter to the Nakba, the equation between Palestinian and Jewish refugees has some value.
An advertisement has recently been broadcast on television in which entertainer Yossi Alfi encourages Mizrahim (Jews of Middle Eastern origin) to tell their stories for the sake of the historical record. But beneath the welcoming title, “And you shall tell your son,” hides a program with historic implications that are hidden from the public eye.
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