David Ben-Gurion and Moshe Sharett at a meeting of Israel's interim government in 1949. David Eldan, GPO

'We Look at Them Like Donkeys': What Israel's First Ruling Party Thought About Palestinian Citizens

Israel's first ruling party, Mapai, was torn about the status of Arabs who remained in the country after the War of Independence; almost 70 years later, the 'Arab question' has yet to be answered

The Arab question in Israel was the term used in the top ranks of Mapai, the ruling party in the young State of Israel – and forerunner of Labor – to encapsulate the complex issue that arose after the War of...

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