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The term “Nakba” was first referenced in George Antonius’s influential 1938 book “The Arab Awakening” and had nothing to do with Israel; it referred to the “post-WWI creation of the modern Middle East”

BESA CENTER The False “Nakba” Narrative by Col (Res.) Dr. Raphael G. Bouchnik-Chen April 16, 2019 The term “Nakba,” originally coined to describe the magnitude of the self-inflicted Palestinian and Arab defeat in the 1948 war, has become in recent … Continue reading

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At the new Palestinian Museum, lights are on, but nobody’s home

JEWISH PRESS What If They Built a $24 Million ‘Palestinian Museum’ and There Was Nothing to Show by David Israel May 16, 2016 The $24 million Palestinian Museum is slated to open on Wednesday this week in Bir Zeit, about … Continue reading

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A “Nakba” Museum in Washington, DC?

MIDDLE EAST FORUM by Michel Gurfinkiel April 24, 2015 Bshara Nassar — a self-described “peacebuilder and social entrepreneur, a graduate of Bethlehem University, Palestine,” with “a master’s degree in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University” – leads a campaign called … Continue reading

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From The Arab News, May 15: Nakba or defeat?

THE ARAB NEWS By Abdulateef Al-Mulhim May 14, 2014 A few weeks ago, many people in the Arab world heard a name, Joshua Teitelbaum, an Israeli senior fellow at the Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Goldman visiting … Continue reading

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Palestinians harness technology to create iNakba app to find their former homes

TIMES OF ISRAEL By AFP May 5, 2014 Israeli NGO’s project aims to promote campaign to recognize right of Arab refugees to return to their homes An Israeli NGO launched a smartphone app on Monday that allows users to find … Continue reading

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