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Cash-Strapped Hamas Pays Gazans with Land from Former Settlements

Despite frequent protests of the Palestinians and the international community for Israel to evacuate its settlements in Gaza, this land (including Gush Katif) has been mostly idle since Israel did so in 2005. 68 more words

Go to Gush Katif to Avoid the Heat

It is HOT in Jerusalem. Really Hot. And when you add to the heat the fact that schools are closed and the kids are home, the heat becomes unbearable. 412 more words

Torah Life

Bibi: Listen to My Boy's Simple Logic

I wrote this post on Tisha B’Av.

On Tisha B’Av, I was watching Gush Katif videos.  It’s a fitting activity, music or not, because the expulsion of 8,600 Jews from their homes, and literally cutting off a limb of Israel, is one of the tragedies that led to tragedies of our time.   775 more words

Life In Israel

Remembering Gush Katif 10 years after the expulsion

Today (technically the day after Tisha B’Av)  is the 10th anniversary of one of the most traumatic events in modern Israeli history: the expulsion of the Jewish citizens of the settlement bloc of… 1,483 more words

Israel News

Israeli Summer Heats Up

As the summer weather heats up, I slow down.

Sipping an ice coffee while walking

has become a routine.

It seems I am not alone, this man who… 407 more words


An 11 Year Retrospect on our Aliyah: Coming Alive in Israel

Reflections: 11 Year Retrospect on Aliyah

Coming Alive in a Land called Home: Part One

By Ariella Bracha Waldinger

I still find it hard to believe that 11 years have passed since we made Aliyah. 2,684 more words


Timely : Withdrawal from Gaza [CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL LENGTH FILM]

Click here to view WITHDRAWAL FROM GAZA

9 years ago this month the State of Israel underwent an internally polarizing and extraordinary dramatic event which would become known as the disengagement from the Gaza Strip. 103 more words

Israel & Middle East