Opinion Israel Did Do Ethnic Cleansing in 1948. My Father’s Words Prove It

Historian Benny Morris is right when he mentions the ‘atmosphere of transfer’ that gripped Israel from April 1948, but he errs when he claims that this atmosphere was never translated into policy.

On the eve of the declaration of the state, a force of Givati Brigade soldiers attacked the village of Al-Qubab. Yitzhak Engel, the...