Rabbi Susan Silverman describes Israel as a place of refuge in a NYT piece denouncing plans to deport thousands of African refugees. But the piece never mentions Palestinian refugees. "We are the people who expelled over three quarters of a million people in our war of conquest in 1948," Joseph Levine writes.
Commissioned artists were asked to imagine and then paint scenes described in real "incident reports" involving refugees held in off-shore detention centres in Nauru.
Israeli negotiators repeatedly refuse to consider a right of return for Palestinians Israelis expelled from Palestine to refugee camps in the region. But refugees are without rights and open to serial catastrophes,…
Israeli-American writer Caroline Glick says that Jews have claimed Israel for 3500 years so they are the indigenous people of the land; and thus the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who were expelled in 1948 are not refugees.
Jodi Rudoren channels Claude Levi-Strauss in describing Palestinian boys throwing stones because their fathers threw stones. No mention of military occupation