Watch: Gush Katif evacuees rebuild synagogues

11 years after the expulsion from Gush Katif, the evacuees are building synagogues in their renewed communities.Yoni Kempinski, 8/12/2016, 4:08 AM

Eleven years later: 'we can't let things deteriorate'

"The Disengagement brought upon us a human, Zionist, and security tragedy, and the warnings proved to be true."Eliran Aharon, 8/11/2016, 4:00 PM

Regret & nostalgia abound in Knesset Gush Katif event

Minister and MKs speak about the decisions that led to the "disengagement" from Gaza and its aftermath in event marking 11-year anniversary.Eliran Aharon, 8/2/2016, 6:35 PM

The Torah scroll invalidated by the Disengagement

After Gush Katif expulsion Torah was found to be invalid - even though it had been completely valid in its decades of use in Gaza.Eliran Aharon, 3/13/2016, 7:54 PM

Expert: Israeli Leaders Haven't Learned from Gush Katif

Professor Moshe Sharon says Israeli leaders are still thinking of another expulsion, despite the failure of the first one.Hezki Baruch, 7/27/2015, 4:45 AM

Homesh Hosts Hundreds on Tisha B'Av Night

On Saturday night, the eve of Tisha B'Av, dozens gathered to read the book of Eicha in the northern Samaria community of Homesh.Moshe Cohen, 7/26/2015, 8:29 PM

Poll: Most Israelis Want Israel to Retake Gush Katif

51% of Israeli Jews say the government should retake Gaza and rebuild the Jewish communities evicted from there ten years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 5:38 PM

Ten Years On, First Lady Rivlin Honors 'Heroes' of Gush Katif

'Netzarim just as Tel Aviv is the story of the Zionist settling of the land,' Rivlin says at special event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2015, 1:16 AM

'We Could Have Prevented the Disengagement'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein blasts 'bad decision' to withdraw from Gush Katif, says larger protests would have prevented it.Uzi Baruch, 7/12/2015, 3:00 PM

Ten Years On, Israelis Highly Pessimistic Over Disengagement

Poll reveals the majority see eviction from Gush Katif as major failure of the Israeli government - and support resisting similar moves.Tova Dvorin, 7/9/2015, 9:59 AM

Gush Katif Expellee: Expulsion is Still a Part of My Identity

10 years later, those who were youths during the Gush Katif expulsion, gather to reflect.Yoni Kempinski, 7/8/2015, 4:12 AM

Bennett Warns: You Can't Run From Terror

Education Minister meets students at Gush Katif Center in message against expulsion of Jews.Yoni Kempinski, 6/30/2015, 3:33 PM

US Jews 'Failed Gush Katif, Like We Failed Holocaust Victims'

Rabbi Yoel Schoenfeld believes American Jews have a lot to answer for in failing to stop the Disengagement.Eliran Aharon, 6/23/2015, 10:55 PM

Still in the Maze, 10 Years On

Prize-winning posters depict the alienation and yearning of Gush Katif expellees.Yoni Kempinski, 6/22/2015, 1:12 AM

Gush Katif Evacuees to Disengagement Head: You Abandoned Us

Ten years since expulsion from Gaza, residents meet with head of relocation and pin him down for continuing to neglect them.Yishai Karov, 6/18/2015, 3:41 PM

Watch: 10 Years Later, Reliving the Gaza Expulsion

Photo exhibit travels Israeli campuses to remind next generation how all Israelis, left and right, 'suffered a lot' by leaving Gush Katif.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2015, 10:37 AM

Deri Says Shas 'Strives for Peace, Not Expelling Jews'

Aryeh Deri visits Gush Katif Museum and tells Arutz Sheva his party policy is to 'do everything to protect Jewish communities.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 2/11/2015, 2:42 PM

Liberman: Phony Likud 'Rightists' Can't Lecture Me

Avigdor Liberman slams Likud members who called him soft on the peace process; 'The Likud led the disengagement.'Yaakov Levi, 12/24/2014, 4:51 PM

Autonomy, not Sovereignty: Oslo Accords and Statehood

Israel must seize the opportunity to reevaluate the Oslo Agreements and the Road Map given that the Palestinian Arab side has violated its undertakings. Dr. Moshe Dann, 12/21/2014, 6:11 AM

Police Refuse Gun License for Soldier over Disengagement Protest

Ben-Gvir slams 'political harassment'; elite solder allowed to defend state, can't have handgun for defense over opposition to expulsion.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 11/28/2014, 12:02 PM

Bill to 'Reverse the Disengagement' in Samaria

Could Jews return to Homesh and Sa-Nur? Bill backed by several MKs to right the 'terrible decree' of the Disengagement.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 11:08 PM

'Keystone Kops' Ordered to Compensate Couple on False Arrests

Arrested not once, but three times on phony charges, a Jerusalem couple was awarded NIS 45,000 for their troubleMoshe Cohen, 11/6/2014, 2:14 AM

Cops Reopen Case Against Disengagement Protester - 9 Years Later

Nine years after being arrested for violating the law during a rally protesting expulsion from Gaza, Miriam Schlissel is to go to trial.Yaakov Levi, 9/11/2014, 3:16 PM

Meretz Blames 'Settlements' for Hamas Rockets

MK Shaked blasts MK Galon after the latter says Netanyahu is 'sacrificing residents of the south' to avoid 'peace talks.'Gil Ronen, 8/24/2014, 5:46 PM

Nobel Prize-Winner Says UNHRC Gaza Probe Simply 'Anti-Semitism'

Prof. Aumann says Israel brought war on itself by expelling Gush Katif, while leftist organizations feed foreign 'lawfare' with lies.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 8/18/2014, 12:27 PM

Saar: Current War Started With the Disengagement

Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar said that the roots of the Gaza war could be found in the 2005 Disengagement.Moshe Cohen, 8/3/2014, 10:39 PM

Could Artificial Island Solve Gaza Problem?

Minister proposes giving Gaza a port, airport – without compromising on Israel’s security.Shimon Cohen, 7/23/2014, 1:13 AM

Mofaz Insists Disengagement 'Saved Lives'

Kadima MK who oversaw Disengagement argues that the plan saved ‘hundreds of lives, maybe more.’Ido Ben Porat, Maayana Miskin, 7/20/2014, 2:41 PM

Plus ça Change, Plus c'est la Même Chose

Like Carter, Obama is “a man who clearly cares nothing about the survival of our state.” Ted Belman, 7/1/2014, 1:11 AM

Egged Sues State for NIS 55 million Over Disengagement Losses

Egged, the bus company says, was one of the biggest losers in the 2006 disengagement - and it's still waiting for state compensation.Yaakov Levi, 6/9/2014, 6:45 PM

Netanyahu 'Separation' Quote that Worried Nationalists – Denied

An angry MK Elkin says leaked report that PM told MKs he wants to 'part' from Palestinians is untrue.Gil Ronen, 6/8/2014, 10:31 PM

Landau to PM: Lose the Word 'Unilateral'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu needs to be a little more careful with his words - especially the word 'unilateral,' Uzi Landau says.Yaakov Levi, 5/25/2014, 4:15 PM

Homesh Group: Govt. is Trying to Shut Down Homesh Yeshiva

The “Homesh First” group slammed the IDF's decision to cancel the annual Passover event in the Shomron (Samaria) community.Moshe Cohen, 4/10/2014, 8:42 AM

IDF Chief of Staff Calls to Retake Gaza, Take on Iran

General Benny Gantz surprisingly candid in speech to high school students, admits 'classified operations' always in the works.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 3/19/2014, 10:35 PM

Elkin: Learn From Mistake of the Disengagement

Referring to the disengagement, Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin said that Israel had given up security “in exchange for nothing.”Hezki Baruch, 3/18/2014, 8:35 PM

Danon: Netanyahu's Behavior Reminiscent of Sharon's

Deputy Defense Minister says Kerry's framework "is trying to turn us into Meretz. That's not going to happen."Elad Benari, 3/11/2014, 4:43 AM

'Disengagement' Planner Reveals PR Campaign

Eyal Arad speaks at Ariel University conference, warns lesson that Israeli public flocks behind strong leader must be learned.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 2/28/2014, 9:47 AM

Sheetrit: US Should Force PA, Israel to 'Swallow their Medicine'

Hatnua MK Meir Sheetrit said in an interview that he “hoped” that the United States would force Israel to accept a peace deal.David Lev, 2/27/2014, 3:45 PM

Rabbinical Court Rejects Gush Katif Case Against Hareidi MK

A rabbinical court has thrown out a lawsuit against MK Moshe Gafni brought by residents of Gush Katif who were thrown out of their homes.David Lev, 2/27/2014, 12:02 PM

Public Opinion Key to Keeping Judea and Samaria, Experts Say

Ahead of Thursday's academic conference on the Disengagement, and in light of peace talks, experts note the power of the public eye.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 11:11 AM

Former MK: No Land Swap - For Political Reasons

Attorney and former MK Elyakim Haetzni tells Arutz Sheva that Netanyahu will not choose a land swap - so as not to lose the Likud.Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2014, 8:35 AM

National Service Volunteer Fired for Explaining ‘Disengagement’

National service volunteer is told to leave her post at a school after answering child who asked what the Disengagement was.Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2014, 3:12 PM

An Analysis of Expulsion: University Tackles ‘Disengagement’

Universities begin academic examination of the Disengagement. Expert: The idea to ‘Disengage’ started in academia.Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2014, 10:15 AM

Gush Katif Jews Rebuild Destroyed Synagogue

Jews from Ganei Tal build synagogue in Shakem near Ashdod after the model of their synagogue in Gaza, 'until we return to Gush Katif.'Ari Yashar, 2/9/2014, 10:05 PM

Interview: Remembering Gush Katif in Schools Across Israel

Arutz Sheva takes a look at how the Gush Katif Committee conveys the horror of the Disengagement to school children.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2014, 11:55 AM

Struk Not Sorry for Calling Sharon 'Israel's Greatest Destroyer'

Jewish Home MK Orit Struk unapologetic for criticism of Ariel Sharon’s legacy. 'He would have brought a disaster upon us.'Maayana Miskin, 1/23/2014, 10:42 AM

'I Told Sharon, My Grandchildren Will Build Samaria'

Activist Moshe Zar, who served under Ariel Sharon in IDF, relates his intimate understanding of the builder-turned-destroyer.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 6:00 PM

MK Kalfa: We Cannot Forget What Sharon Did to Us

Zevulun Kalfa, thrown out of his home in Gush Katif, remembers well the harrowing and difficult experience he and his family went through.David Lev, 1/13/2014, 10:01 PM

Eldad: Good and Bad, It Was All the Same Sharon

Former MK Aryeh Eldad said that Ariel Sharon was “complicated,” deserving credit for much, but condemnation for other things.David Lev, 1/12/2014, 5:10 PM

Former Minister: 'Sharon Couldn't Look Me in the Eye'

Politician and Gush Katif activist Tzvi Hendel said that, despite the good Sharon did, "I cannot forgive him for the Disengagement'.David Lev, 1/12/2014, 4:27 PM

Internal Security 'Investigate Celebration of Sharon Death'

Yeshiva twice destroyed by Sharon scrutinized after quote posted hinting Sharon was 'apostate informer'. Arab celebrations ignored.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 1:18 PM

'Media Praise of Sharon Tells Netanyahu To Expel'

Activist Daniella Weiss of Gush Emunim says media using the death of Sharon to promote further expulsions.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 12:05 PM

Bennett on Sharon: 'Talk Disengagement Another Day'

Jewish Home Chairman praises Sharon's military career, asks to skip over Gush Katif destruction for now. Knesset prepares memorial.Ari Yashar, 1/11/2014, 9:07 PM

Friends and Colleagues Say Goodbye to Sharon

A quick succession of close friends and members of his former office visit Ariel Sharon's hospital room in quick succession.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 8:44 AM

Torah Survived Holocaust But Not 'Disengagement'

Two wooden handles of 90 year old German Torah displayed at Katif Center, parchment suddenly blackened shortly after expulsion.Ari Yashar and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2013, 1:34 PM

Rain Ends School for 'Neglected' Gush Katif Expellees

Rain could collapse caravan ‘schools’ given to families from Gush Katif. ‘We still don’t know when we’ll get a building.’Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 11:13 AM

Moving Brit Milah on the Ruins of Homesh

Limor Har Melech, who lost her husband in a 2003 terror attack and remarried, had her baby circumcised on the ruins of Homesh.Arutz Sheva North America, 11/15/2013, 9:37 PM