In this video, we unpack the events surrounding one of the tragedies of the Six Day War, when Israel mistakenly fired at the American spy ship, USS Liberty. Over 50 years after this incident took place, there are still those who believe there has been a decades-long government-level cover up hiding what happened on that fateful day. The accident has been co-opted by conspiracy theorists who believe there is something more sinister than a terrible case of mistaken identity. After watching the video, use the prompts below to learn more and get your students thinking.
No reflection questions available for this video.
Get practical ways to unpack and teach complex Israeli current events in your inbox each week