The Expulsion From Gush Katif

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Rainstorms Hit Gush Katif Expellees Hard

Posted by naomigrossman on November 22, 2011

Recent heavy rainstorms have hit former residents of Gush Katif very hard. Those living in temporary caravillas are suffering as roofs are blown off and homes flooded.

For an Arutz Sheva report on this, click here.

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Gush Katif Expellees Attacked from Old Homes

Posted by naomigrossman on September 4, 2011

One of the saddest ironies of the Disengagement is how the land “traded for peace” is often used as a launch pad for missiles and rockets into Israel. To read how the expellees are being attacked from the site of their former homes, click here for an Arutz Sheva report.

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The Shomrons of Gush Katif

Posted by naomigrossman on September 4, 2011

How did one particular family experience the expulsion from Gush Katif? And what are they doing now? To read an interesting interview in the Jewish Press with the Shomron family, click here.

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6 Years Ago: ‘No Threat of Rockets from the Disengagement’

Posted by naomigrossman on August 23, 2011

Six years ago, when the disengagement took place and the residents of Gush Katif were uprooted from their homes, many issued severe warnings of what would happen when Gaza would be in Arab hands. Two years ago, Channel Two made a montage of these warnings. To watch the video and read an Arutz Sheva report, click here.

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Chabad Expands Its Activities Among Gush Katif Expellees

Posted by naomigrossman on August 23, 2011

Six years have gone by since the expulsion from Gush Katif, but the Chabad House of Gush Katif continues to run and expand its activities.

To read more about this, click here for a report on the Shmais website.

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Expellees in More Danger Than Before

Posted by naomigrossman on August 7, 2011

Six years after the former residents of Gush Katif were forced out of their homes, the conditions under which they are living in temporary caravan sites have made them more vulnerable to terror attacks. To read more on this from Arutz Sheva, click here.

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Six Years After Expulsion: ‘We Will Come Back’

Posted by naomigrossman on August 7, 2011

Six years after their brutal expulsion from Gush Katif, many former residents met at the Kissufim Crossing to mark the anniversary of when they were uprooted from their homes and communities. To read a report from Arutz Sheva of what went on, click here

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Gush Katif Compensation Agreement “Best We Can Do”

Posted by naomigrossman on August 7, 2011

The award of NIS 400 million as a final compensation sum to the former residents of Gush Katif is, according to MK Uri Ariel. But while the money will certainly ease some of the burden for the expellees, who have suffered greatly over the past six years, is it really enough? And can it possibly compensate for the hardship and emotional pain that the expellees have suffered over this time? To read an Arutz Sheva report on this, click here.

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Compensation Approved for Gush Katif Expellees

Posted by naomigrossman on August 7, 2011

Last week, six years of compensation litigation between the government and the former residents of Gush Katif came to an end with the awarding of a compensation sum. To read the ynet report on this, click here.

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More Compensation for Gush Katif Expellees

Posted by naomigrossman on July 31, 2011

The Knesset Finance Committee has approved a new bill to allow business owners expelled from Gush Katif to receive another NIS 400 million in compensation for the businesses that they lost as a result of the Disengagement.

To read more about this, from a report in Ha’aretz, click here.

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