The Expulsion From Gush Katif

Gush Katif Resource to educate and enlighten

The Cost of Disengagement

Posted by naomigrossman on May 15, 2009

At the State Inquiry Commission into the situation of the expellees from Gush Katif, SELA head Tzvia Shimon painted a compassionate picture of an organization with limited resources that tried to help as far as it could. But representatives of the Committee of Gush Katif Residents told a very different story – of unemployment and many families who had to use their compensation money to live rather than to rebuild their homes, and an ongoing story of frustration and hardship.

To read an account from Haaretz of both sides of the story, click here.


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