Posts Tagged “Nakba”

Historical Fiction and Nakba

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Historical Fiction and Nakba

The 1948 Palestinian exodus, known as the Nakba (Arabic: النكبة‎, al-Nakbah, literally “disaster”, “catastrophe”, or “cataclysm”),occurred when more than half of the indigenous Palestinian population were driven from their homes between December 1947 through January 1949, resulting in the destruction of 600 Palestinian villages in the Holy Land. Historical fiction is a literary genre in which…

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70 years of Arab World failure needs new strategy

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70 years of Arab World failure needs new strategy

70 years of Arab World failure needs new strategy Palestinians should reject rejectionism and get out of the way of the Trump train wreck that promises to achieve little except open the door to more dramatic and widespread changes. The Arab World’s and Palestinian strategies of rejectionism has led us to this place of failure….

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A Black Day to Remember the Nakba

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A Black Day to Remember the Nakba

A Black Day to Remember the Nakba By Maria C. Khoury As a little girl I use to pray for the president of the United States every Sunday in the Eastern Orthodox Liturgy never really understanding why I should do so.  But finally in my old age after waking up to the bloodiest day I…

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza The death toll in Gaza is rising literally as I write – 38 people have been killed already today. By the time you’re reading this, I don’t even want to guess. Meanwhile the US Embassy officially opened in Jerusalem: a cynical, dangerous celebration of annexation. This is the Nakba (“catastrophe”) happening…

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Israelis fire on Gaza civilians protesting U.S. Embassy move

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Israelis fire on Gaza civilians protesting U.S. Embassy move

Israelis fire on Gaza civilians protesting U.S. Embassy move Human Rights Defenders Stand in Solidarity with the Great March of Return and Oppose Today’s U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem. Leaders and groups around the world condemn Israel’s intentional killing of civilians in Gaza including statements from B’Tselem and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders A group of…

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Putting Amal before Nakba in next 70 years

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Putting Amal before Nakba in next 70 years

Putting Amal before Nakba in next 70 years Changing the movement after 70 years to liberate Palestine, moving forward beyond the Nakba to Amal, from tragedy to hope. The Palestinians need to reassess their strategies moving forward, silence the fanatics and extremists, and build a new communications network to help the public and world see…

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