Reflections on Land Day

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under Galilee, ICAHD Staff, Jaffa, Judaization, Land Day, Lod, South Hebron Hills.

Thirty-five years ago, the Israeli government announced a plan to expropriate thousands of acres of Israeli Arab owned land near the villages of Sakhnin and Arraba.  The purpose of the seizure was to “fix” Israel’s “demographic problem” in the Galilee – the high proportion of Israeli Arabs living in the area.  Israel’s plan was to… Read more »