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'Jewish democracy' founded on ugly battles
Ben White, Al Jazeera, May 17, 2012

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Among the many good reasons for marking the anniversary of the Nakba are two which speak to the intensifying debate about Israel's "democratic values": firstly, the fact that the Nakba is ongoing, in the daily acts of piecemeal ethnic cleansing from the Jordan Valley to the Negev, and secondly, the way in which the historical facts of "transfer" undermine the mythology of Israel as a supposed "Jewish and democratic" state. [Read the full article]


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