Is Israel ready to reckon with 1948? Jews and Palestinians told their stories at the first-ever public truth commission — but no one knows what will be done about them.
The new iNakba app lets users locate destroyed Palestinian villages, recovering a history that Israel would rather keep hidden. And that’s empowering, writes Emily Hauser.
This Saturday, May 15th, will be the first illegal Nakba Day in the state of Israel’s history. Due to a law passed by the Knesset last summer, any organization that receives public funds will be forbidden from taking part in demonstrations that commemorate the “Nakba,” an Arabic term for the catastrophe that befell the Palestinian population during Israel’s War of Independence in 1948.