Jazi Isa, a member of the organizing committee for the Kafr Qasem memorial. Tomer Appelbaum

60 Years After Massacre, Kafr Qasem Doesn’t Want an Apology From the Israeli Government

The 1956 massacre of 48 innocent villagers by Border Policemen remains a festering wound in Israeli Arab society. Its current residents are launching an audio-visual spectacle to convey the message: Take responsibility for what happened here.

No government officials have been invited to Saturday’s memorial events of the 60th anniversary of the Kafr Qasem massacre. “I won’t invite the murderer into my home,” Jazi Isa, a member of the organizing...

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