In 1948, the establishment of the state of Israel triggered the first Arab-Israeli war and the departure of around 700,000 Palestinians to the neighboring countries. What remains today of the depopulated villages? I went to Israel in order to answer this question, to find and photograph the phantom villages remaining from this time.
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