The Nakba 70 Years on: The Impact of Israeli Policies on Easter Celebrations

Media Briefs
March 28, 2018

Palestine is the birthplace of Christianity and home to its holiest sites, including in Jerusalem. Throughout the centuries, the celebration of Easter has become one of the most important events in Palestine and is considered to be a national celebration and not just a religious one. However, Easter celebrations have been dramatically effected since the Nakba of 1948. This media brief describes some of the policies and events that, over 70 years, have affected the celebrations of Easter.

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