It's a day of celebration for Israelis but for Palestinians it's the Nakba, the catastrophe. The foundation of Israel on 14 May 1948 meant hundreds of thousands of them fled or were expelled from their homes.
On the heels of the terror attacks in Paris, a number of artists have been taking pen in hand to express their view of the events. One frequently represented motif is the Eiffel Tower as a symbol of peace. By Sabine Oelze