Posts Tagged “al-Nakba”

HANANIA: After 60 years, Palestinians and Israelis face same challenges from extremism, For Immediate Release, May 9, 2008

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At 60, Palestinians and Israelis must apologize and speak against their extremists as one voice By Ray Hanania– The Hebrews fled Egyptian persecution more than 5,000 years ago, and yet their modern day ancestors continue to live in “da-nile.” Palestinians are often described as the most educated people in the Arab world, and yet they…

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HANANIA: Prisoners of the past as the Palestine-Israel conflict hits 60 years, For Immediate Release, April 26, 2008

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Prisoners of the past as the Palestine-Israel conflict hits 60 years By Ray Hanania — Arabs and Jews share one trait: They master the art of selectively remembering the past, especially the tragedies. For Jews, it is the Holocaust. For Palestinians, it is “al-Nakba,” an Arab word for “the catastrophe.” But the biggest problem has…

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ALARABI: Orwell’s 1984 and its dyslexic Big Brother 1948, For Immediate Release, April 21, 2008

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Orwell’s 1984 and its dyslexic Big Brother, 1948 By Ali Alarabi — In May of 1948, Jews, later Israelis, in Palestine and around the world rejoiced at the proclamation of themselves – a new country in Palestine. They called it Israel.

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