Speaking to Israelis on the Nakba
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  May 19, 2010

Speaking to Israelis on the Nakba


For this year's Nakba Day, May 15th, TRNN asks Israelis what they know about the history of '48.
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Every year on May 15, Palestinians the world over mourn what is known as Nakba Day. The Nakba is Arabic of catastrophe and represents the 1948 ethnic cleansing when nearly 800,000 Palestinians became refugees. In this segment, Lia Tarachansky of The Real News and Yossef(a) Mekyton of Zochrot speak to Israelis about what they know of this history and the war of 1948, the result of which was the establishment of the state of Israel.


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