Shmuel Lahis shot all remaining men in a Lebanese village and then blew up the house ‘to make a mass grave.' He received one year in prison, a punishment later revoked, was pardoned by the president and went on to head the Jewish Agency
This generation didn’t despair, even though its surroundings radiated nothing but despair: in the words of the poet Mahmoud Darwish, they never stopped 'fighting and sowing hope'
Opinion Mohamed Salah, Don't Boycott Israeli Arabs. We're the Only Reason Palestine Wasn't Lost Completely
An open letter to the Egyptian soccer player from a Palestinian citizen of Israel
Two exhibitions, in Haifa and Jerusalem, relate to the Nakba but somehow manage to ignore the Palestinian narrative
Culture Minister Miri Regev is upset an exhibition about censorship and freedom of expression includes an artwork that references the poem that landed a Palestinian poet in prison
The government is moving forward with its brutish attempt to gag artists and cultural institutions that provide vital criticism
Culture Minister Miri Regev has been trying to receive an authority similar to the one the finance minister has, to retroactively suspend funding for cultural activities that 'contravene the principles of the state.' Now she has the finance minister on her side
The Ministry of Culture and Sports under Miri Regev filed 17 of these requests, with 14 other requests regarding the enforcement of the 'Boycott Law' going unheeded by the Treasury’s legal adviser
The Nakba Law allows the Finance Ministry to cut state funding to any institution that publicly observes Israel’s Independence Day as a day of mourning
Regev calls on Kahlon to withhold funds from gov't-supported institutions if they hold events which deny Israel’s right to exist: 'For how long will you give a pass to those who tar Israel's image as a cruel and racist country?'
Signs commemorating the Nakba could 'seriously disrupt public order,' according to a top French government official
As far as the Palestinians are concerned, if they leave the refugee camps or rebuild Gaza, their struggle will die. To advance the national cause – a full return to their land – the more they preserve the bad the better
We Israelis must face our part in the physical expulsion of Palestinians in 1948 and its symbolic weight for Palestinians today. It may bite, but it won’t destroy us
The fear of the Nakba lies in the inability to reconcile the conflict between the yearning for a pure Jewish nation-state and the realization that such a state can never exist
'Morally, I Cannot Continue': Israeli Arab Community Calls for General Strike in Wake of Gaza Bloodshed
The Higher Arab Monitoring Committee of the Israeli Arab community has declared a general strike for Wednesday, which includes public schools in Arab majority areas
The Health Ministry in Ramallah noted that 27 people were injured in the West Bank, and one is in grave condition. Two Israeli border police officers were also injured during the protests
Over 770 wounded from live gunfire ■ 40,000 protesting at border ■ Israeli army bombs seven Hamas targets ■ U.S. embassy officially opens in Jerusalem ■ Israel to open Kerem Shalom crossing for transport of goods
35,000 protest U.S. Embassy move ■ Dead include teens 14 and 16 ■ Israel strikes Hamas targets ■ IDF prepares for rocket fire ■ World condemns 'massacre'
UN's human rights chief blasts 'shocking killing of dozens,' says 'right to life must be respected'
Marches planned against U.S. embassy move and for Palestinian statehood, raising potential for additional clashes besides those expected on Gaza border
Protesting the U.S. embassy move gives the Ramallah elite an opportunity for some rhetorical righteousness. It's an indulgence for Gazans, who are marching for their right to life
Egypt attempting to convey messages from Israel, sources close to Hamas say. The group has sent over 100,000 text messages to encourage residents to participate in mass protests
Opinion Trump's Embassy Move Intensifies America's Immoral Support for Israel's Alt-right Government
Opening the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem escalates decades of America coddling Israel's occupation, unopposed by a quisling Palestinian leadership and world powers who barely whisper their condemnation
Jewish visitors removed from site after praying, against regulations ■ Violent confrontation comes on Israel's Jerusalem Day and ahead of the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem and Nakba Day
Now that the shooting has subsided with Iran in Syria, the focus is on a possible mass storming of the Gaza border on Nakba Day, just hours after the United States moves its embassy to Jerusalem
Without indirect negotiations or a willingness to consider significant relief for the Strip, it will be hard to prevent potential deaths on May 15
Not one Israeli statesman today intends to apologize for the Nakba – not for the ethnic cleansing, nor for the exiling. But Abbas had no choice but to apologize for his Holocaust remark
For Palestinian historians researching the 1948 exodus of their people, the greatest challenge is getting access to the few surviving documents of the period: most are locked away in Israeli archives
Israelis considered George Habash a cruel airline hijacker, but Eli Galia's new Hebrew-language book shows that the PFLP chief's views would have been better for the Palestinians than Arafat's compromises
Israel's flagged the drones, tear gas, sniper fire, even tanks it will employ against thousands of Palestinians planning to approach the Gaza border. But confronting a PR campaign with the language of force invites disaster