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This Is the Biggest Myth About Israel and the Nakba

It is one of the most enduring myths surrounding the 1948 war: The epic battle between a fearsome Arab Goliath and a newborn Israel to liberate Palestine. And it’s a fable that continues to inflict harm today

Seraj Assi
Seraj Assi
Seraj Assi
Seraj Assi

As Palestinians mark the 74th anniversary of the Nakba, and Israelis 74 years of statehood, we should take a moment to debunk one of the most enduring myths surrounding the 1948 war: The legend of great Arab armies, unified in spirit, invading Israel to liberate Palestine.

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