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Archive for September, 2009

Plight of Gush Katif Expellees Reaches Russian Press

Posted by naomigrossman on September 29, 2009

The suffering of the former residents of Gush Katif has reached the Russian press, which is not usually known for its pro-Israel views. RT, the website of Russia Today, speaks to expellees and hears what they have to say about their current situation and the Gush Katif Museum in Jerusalem.

To read the report, click here.

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Gaza Evacuees to be Rehabilitated by 2010

Posted by naomigrossman on September 29, 2009

The Ynet website reports that the recent commission of inquiry into the Disengagement places the blame for the delay in rehabilitation of the evacuees upon the expellees themselves and local councils. The state should rectify the situation by the end of this year.

To read the item on Ynet, click here.

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Livnat Apologizes to Former Gush Katif Resident

Posted by naomigrossman on September 21, 2009

In a meeting in Eli and Haresha, where homes are slated to be demolished, Minister Limor Livnat apologized to a former resident of Neve Dekalim for the disengagement.

To read a report on this incident, which appears on Arutz Sheva, click here.

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New Housing Approved For Kfar Darom Residents

Posted by naomigrossman on September 21, 2009

Arutz Sheva reports that new housing has been approved for the former residents of Kfar Darom in Gush Katif. The housing will be near Nir Akiva, a small farming community not far from Netivot. Meanwhile, Hagit Yaron of the Gush Katif Residents Association, has stated that current circumstances mean that many expellees may spend the rest of their lives in caravans.

To read the article from Arutz Sheva, click here.

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IDF general: Israel incapable of West Bank pullout

Posted by naomigrossman on September 7, 2009

Haaretz reports that Maj. Gen. (res.) Giora Eiland told the current committee investigating the Gush Katif Disengagement that the state is incapable of taking politically controversial steps. Even though Eiland was himself very much involved in the Disengagement, he came to this conclusion as a result of the events surrounding the expulsion.

To read the article, click here.

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