After Capturing Haifa, Ben-Gurion Gave Order to Stop Fleeing Arabs From Returning

A letter going to auction reveals that Israel's first PM tried to thwart British attempts to resettle 'the enemy' in Haifa. The letter contradicts a testimony by Golda Meir.

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David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister, gave an instruction aimed at preventing Haifa’s Arab residents who have fled the city during the 1948 War of Independence from returning to their homes as long...