Nakba week – remembering the catastrophe

Posted May 13, 2016, by & filed under Beyond Zionism, Personal Experiences.

Under the 1947 UN Partition Plan, Tel Aviv was assigned to the new Jewish state, while Jaffa was to be part of the Arab state. In the war that followed, Jaffa eventually fell to the Jewish militias, and the Palestinians fled to refugee camps in places like Qalqilya in the West Bank. Arab Jaffa was absorbed… Read more »