Such fake Zionist quotes demonstrate a broader problem within the Irish media: the frequent dissemination misinformation about Israel by pro-Palestinian activists that routinely goes unchallenged by newspaper editors, thus grossly distorting the debate about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in that country.
Careful research by CAMERA demonstrated that the alleged quote – suggesting that Ben-Gurion favoured the ethnic cleansing of Arabs – represents the opposite of the truth.
The sole source for the alleged quote appears to be a book by Hirsh Goodman published in 2005, which purports to recall a radio broadcast by Ben-Gurion on June 10th, 1967, day five of the Six Day War. We could find no other evidence to back up Goodman’s claim.
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