Palestinian refugee Shaher Al-Khatib, 71, holds a handmade symbolic key to his family houses left by relatives in 1948, during a rally marking the 63rd anniversary of the "Nakba", Arabic for catastrophe, in the village of Alberrj near Ramallah. Palestinians mark the day when many thousands were forced to leave their ancestral homes during the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. (AP/Majdi Mohammed)
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More Than Couscous: The Effort to Eradicate Palestine’s History

In the Zionist narrative, Palestine does not exist – nor is it allowed to exist – even if merely as a cultural conception.