Look who’s being pushed to the sea now

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By Bahija Reghai How can Israel be said to kill Palestinian civilians? Former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir herself affirmed in an interview: "There were no such thing as Palestinians.... It was not as though there was a Palestinian people in Palestine considering itself as a Palestinian people, and we came and threw them out and took their country away from them. They … [Read more...]

Lost cities of Palestine Pre-1948 Nakba [Video]

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An extraordinary insight into Palestinian life in the city before 1948, revealing the loss of a culture and lifestyle. By Haitham Sabbah - Sabbah Report § Rarely seen archival footage accompanies memories and accounts of forgotten Palestinian cities and the catastrophic effect the creation of Israel in 1948 had on them. (Check #there_was_no_Palestine photo … [Read more...]

Israelis slowly wake up to the Nakba

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As Israelis are faced with the realities of 1948, there is likely to be an ideological entrenchment. By Jonathan Cook - Sabbah Report § LUBYA, Israel - Palestinians are due to stage marches in both the occupied territories and Israel Thursday to commemorate the loss of their homeland 66 years ago – an event they call the Nakba, or “Catastrophe” – a little more than a … [Read more...]

Ongoing Nakba Story

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Israel was born of terror, war and revolution and its creation required a measure of fanaticism and cruelty By Thomas Are - Sabbah Report § May 15, 1948 is a day to remember. To the Jew, it is a day to celebrate the Declaration of the establishment of the State of Israel. To the Arab, it is a day to lament as "The Nakba", the greatest catastrophe in Palestinian history. … [Read more...]

Nakba 2.0: A somber trip down memory lane with an Israeli app.

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A click on iNakba, which the Zochrot NGO launched this week, reveals a hidden world. By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac - Sabbah Report § "Begin the trip. Drive carefully," the programmed voice said, adding not long afterward, "In another 200 meters turn left… You have reached your destination." Destination? These the ruins of a Palestinian village amid thick undergrowth, in … [Read more...]