Jewish Soldiers and Civilians Looted Arab Neighbors' Property en Masse in '48. The Authorities Turned a Blind Eye
Refrigerators and caviar, champagne and carpets – a first-ever comprehensive study by historian Adam Raz reveals the extent to which Jews looted Arab property during the War of Independence, and explains why Ben-Gurion stated: ‘Most of the Jews are thieves’
After the report that Mahmoud Darwish had a daughter out of wedlock, legions of men came out to defend the honor of the national poet, demonstrating to what extent the Palestinian narrative, molded by Darwish, is masculine
Online tools are being used to mark the Nakba, or 'Catastrophe' when Palestinians were forced from their villages or fled in the war that surrounded Israel's creation
‘Every day I experience dilemmas in choosing the roles and projects I take part in, and through refusing utterly to accept roles that hurt me, my people or my humanity,’ Ruba Bilal Asfour says
Raida Adon, the first Arab Israeli artist to get a solo exhibit at Israel Museum, tells Haaretz how sitting in a suitcase is a metaphor for the state not being able to contain her
Ayman Kamel Agbaria, who has just published his poems in Hebrew, used to write about the Nakba. Then he met Emile Habibi
Despite protest by prominent Jewish and Israeli scholars, parliament passes resolution which states that some criticism of Israel could be anti-Semitic
Denounce Zionism, or we'll downgrade the Holocaust: That's the message of the Benedictine College activists who tried to bully a Holocaust survivor into backing their campaign
Kibbutz Zikim renovated and repurposed 100-year-old Beit Alami – named after the Arab family who lived there until 1947 – but retained the building's name for its new visitors center
The Defense Ministry's secretive security department hid evidence of massacres and forced expulsions of Palestinians in 1948 only to 'ensure information security,' former director says following Haaretz report
Aya Gov created the 'Archive of Plunder' as her final project at the Bezalel Academy of the Arts after discovering that her grandfather came into possession of such objects during the war
Defense Ministry officials apparently hope their actions will raise doubts about the conclusions and credibility of various scholars, says renowned historian
Since early last decade, Defense Ministry teams have scoured local archives and removed troves of historic documents to conceal proof of the Nakba
Documentarian Juna Suleiman spent seven years recording her octagenarian grandma for ‘Mussolini’s Sister,’ a touching, funny and sad film about gender and aging
Tel Aviv University says holding lecture by Hadash lawmaker Ofer Cassif is 'not possible,' invoking so-called Nakba Law which allows state to limit funds to institutions treating Independence Day as day of mourning
Thousands of Palestinians expected to participate in demonstrations along Israeli border, as Hamas officials await remainder of Qatari aid money
Labour head Jeremy Corbyn offered his support to the demonstrators in a statement: 'We cannot stand by or stay silent at the continuing denial of rights and justice to the Palestinian people'
The village of Khubbayza was destroyed in the 1948 war and remains unpopulated. This is the 22nd year that a 'march of return' is held on Israel's Independence Day
The clear and present danger isn’t from Iran or Palestinians but rather, as Walt Kelly noted: 'I have met the enemy, and he is us'
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'