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  7/17/2013, Av 10, 5773

Only Half of Gush Katif Residents Resettled


Eliezer Orbach, the chairman of the Gush Katif residents committee stated that only about 50% of the people have been fully resettled into permanent housing. About 8,000 - 9,000 people lost their homes, farms and places of employment in the 2005 Disengagement. Wednesday marks the 8th anniversary of the incident which began the day after Tisha B'Av.