My thoughts about Nakba, Nakba Day, and the so-called Nakba law are simple. Silencing another's narrative does not make that narrative go away. And in a similar vein, giving a voice to another's narrative does not invalidate one's own. I commissioned the image above to convey visually what I fear currently risks haunting Israelis forever. That is, despite efforts to shun discussions about the "Nakba" - an Arabic term meaning "catastrophe" often used to reference Israel's process of independence - the narrative simply will not go away. It will continue to creep into Israeli consciousness through the shadows and cracks.…Read More... | 19 Comments
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