First Arab-Israeli War - 1948 in the Best of the Web Directory

First Arab-Israeli War - 1948

  • Deir Yassin Remembered

    Commemorates the victims of the Deir Yassin Massacre in 1948; includes historical accounts and analysis, resources for activists, with details of events and conferences.

  • Israel and the Arab Coalition in 1948

    An article which sets out to reassess some of the mythology which has grown around the War of Independence. By Dr Avi Shlaim, Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford.

  • Israel's Declaration of Independence

    An account of the establishment of the State of Israel, with a translation, other documents, photo gallery, and resources.

  • Israel's Independence Day

    The Knesset provides a guide to the Declaration of Independence and the ensuing war, and Israel's annual celebration.

  • Nakba

    A commemmoration of the 50th anniversary of Al Nakba (the catastrophe); includes a chronology of events, a list of destroyed and depopulated villages, survivors' testimonies, photographs, and a bibliography.

  • Nakba Archive

    Describes a collaborative project to create a video archive of interviews with first generation Palestinian refugees about the events of 1948. Includes sample testimonies, events, and contacts.

  • UN Partition Plan

    Offers a summary of UN General Assembly Resolution 181, on the partition of Palestine into Jewish and Arab states, with Jerusalem an internationalized city.

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