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The Plight of Palestinian Refugees

This video delves into a core element of the Israeli peace process: Palestinian refugees. Why do some estimate the number of refugees to be 5 million while others count less than 1 million? Is UNRWA helping or harming these refugees? Who, if anyone, should have the right of return? How do these refugees compare to Jewish refugees who fled Arab lands in the 1940’s and 1950’s? There are no easy answers.

Watch this video and use these prompts to better understand this perplexing issue and help you and your students ask the key questions and develop your own perspectives on this core issue.

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