As an observer these past years I have become concerned the world has forgotten modern Middle East history pertaining to the establishment of the State of Israel: In order to institute the Zionist State the land of Palestine was sacrificed and brutally confiscated in 1948, and again in 1967.
Subsequently these past 60 years there have been hundreds of on-and-off- again negotiations, peace marches, peace plans, and Road Maps leading nowhere. Nevertheless despite supposed good intentions on both sides there needs to be redress of the hanging issue of contrition which has never been thoroughly admitted or explored by the Israeli government. It being the dark ‘Elephant in the Room’ that a nation tries to forget not remembers and also commemorated by the Palestinian people themselves is the ‘Nakba’ the day of mourning for the loss of their freedom and independence, the time of the invasion and the conquest of…
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