Will we ever find out what the censors left out?

“On September 26, 1948, the Israeli cabinet discussed Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion’s proposal that the Israel Defense Forces capture the southern portion of what is now called the West Bank – specifically, from Ramallah to Hebron and west to Latrun, as well as the Jericho region. The minutes of that cabinet meeting are available to the public and can be viewed in the reading room of the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem. Some lines in the minutes are still classified, so the words have been replaced by rows of dots.”

To read the full article, which is Tom Segev’s final Haaretz column, click here.


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