Al-Ahram Weekly Special pages commemorating
50 years of Arab dispossession
since the creation of the
State of Israel
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Where the village of Deir Yassin once stood there is now a mental hospital, originally established to care for Holocost survivors. Nidal Rafa, a Palestinian citizen of the state of Israel, ventured into the follies of the past capturing these photos.
Kfar Shaul Mental Health Center
50 Years

An old Arab house A well-preserved house Exclusively Jewish area
Clockwise: An old Arab house inside the hospital compound used as a store; the sign of the Kfar Shaul Mental Health Center; a well-preserved Arab house inside the compound; a dilapidated dwelling, once belonging to an Arab family, in an exclusively Jewish area of the neigbouring town

Search for words and exact phrases (as quotes strings),
Use boolean operators (AND, OR, NEAR, AND NOT) for advanced queries
Letter from the Editor
Editorial Board
Updated every Saturday at 11.00 GMT, 2pm local time
Al-Ahram Organisation