This Day in Jewish History / Officer Refuses to Expel Nazareth Arabs

Ben Dunkelman, the IDF officer who refused an order, arrived in Israel as a volunteer from Canada.

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On July 17, 1948, Ben Dunkelman, the commander of Israeli forces that a day earlier had conquered the Arab city of Nazareth, refused an order from his superiors to expel the residents of the city, who had...