Israel aims new Nakba-style weapon at Arab citizens

What Jewish Israelis call their War of Independence, Palestinians refer to as the Nakba, or “catastrophe” in Arabic. During the 1948 war and its...

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Palestine has been transformed dramatically over the seven decades since the Nakba (‘catastrophe’) of 1947-49, when over 500 Palestinian towns and villages were depopulated...

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In the twenty years since the Second Intifada in 2000, major assaults in the Gaza strip have taken place at a rate of more...

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Bruce Robbins, an English literature professor and political theorist at Columbia University, has long been active in the effort to bring democracy to Israel...

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IntroductionIsraeli construction in East Jerusalem began as soon as the area was annexed in 1967. Large Jewish neighborhoods/settlements were built: French Hill, Giloh, East...

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