Not just a river in Egypt: Denial and Displacement in the Promised Land. By Diana Lipton
"Within living memory, history has repeated itself yet again. Jews returned to their historic homeland, and later to parts of Jerusalem – including places of inestimable religious significance, such as the Kotel – from which they had long been exiled. But the jubilation on the streets was not accompanied by a proper reckoning for the displacement entailed by triumphant return. Israel is hardly alone in this failure. Displacement is an original sin of many nation states, none of which has been able adequately to compensate the peoples they swept aside. But that’s no excuse."