Cast Thy Bread Operation
Palestinian refugees
Israeli historian Benny Morris and Israel Prize laureate Benjamin Z. Kedar uncover the story of the secret Cast Thy Bread operation, in which Israeli forces poisoned the drinking water of non-Jewish communities during the Nakba/War of Independence in 1948 to prevent Palestinians from returning to their razed villages. Haaretz reported on this discovery.

Category: DOCUMENTS

Title: David Ben-Gurion diary entries about the secret Cast Thy Bread operation, 1948

Date of publication: April 1, 1948

Cast Thy Bread Operation

 

Cast Thy Bread Operation

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