Photo Essay: From the Depths We Call to You

The residents of Gush Katif came together in the center of N'vei Dekalim Tuesday evening to pray together and cry out to their Father in Heaven to thwart the expulsion decree.

Gush Katif Correspondent Yishai Fleisher , | updated: 16:25

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"We believe and we're staying"

With love and unity we will be victorious.

Women gather in prayer.

"Think good and it will be good" - a famous Chabad saying.

Rabbi Yigal Kamenetsky, the rabbi of the Gush Katif bloc, is an inspiration to his followers.

A resident wears a yarmulka depicting the Holy Temple and Joseph's Tomb.

The shofar issues forth a wordless prayer.

Rabbi Zalman Melamed, head of the Beit El Yeshiva.

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu and Rabbi Yoram Abarg'il.

"Even if a sharp sword is placed on a man's neck, he should not despair and seek mercy" - Talmud

"See you at the thanksgiving party" - a regular exchange here.

"Peering from behind the lattice work" - Song of Songs

(Photos: Yishai Fleisher)