A New York Times story on the history of Jerusalem says that violence began in May 1948 after Israel's creation and that "huge numbers of Jews and Arabs were displaced." These are all lies that function as "hasbara," explanations of the conflict that serve the Israeli claims to greater Israel.
Matti Friedman in the Times of Israel tells the story of a neglected "Nakba" - and suggests that displaced Arab guilt may motivate much of the Middle East's anti-Israel rejectionism:
For millions of Palestinians, their displacement which began with the creation of Israel in 1948, is an ongoing process.
David Horowitz visits Ohio State University and spreads falsehoods about Israeli history, like denying the Nakba and the occupation, and departs with an expletive
Bloody face-offs between Israeli Defense Forces and hundreds of protesters on the 63rd commemoration of the Nakba, which marks the displacement of Palestinians with the creation of Israel in 1948, has left at least eight people dead...