In March 1976, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin convened several meetings to discuss the forthcoming Land Day, a day of protest called by the political leadership of the Palestinian community in Israel in response to Israel’s plan to renew land expropriations. Transcripts from these meetings, presented here for the first time, uncover the consultations held prior to the bloody events of March 30, 1976, which left six people dead and became a defining moment in the collective memory of the Palestinian public in Israel.

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Transcript of Consultation On Israeli Arabs

Jerusalem, 14 March 1976

Discussion on Israeli Arabs

18 March 1976