Heeding left-wing generals' advice got Israel where it is today

Left-wing former IDF generals never warn of any risks to their suicidal policies. Knowing how to plan and conduct miitary operations and command soldiers does not make one a political prophet or statesman. Mark Langfan, 5/5/2019, 7:45 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza - Disaster foretold

What has unfolded in Gaza should not really surprise anyone willing to face up to the inclement realities. After all, it was not only entirely foreseeable, but easily foreseen.Dr. Martin Sherman, 3/29/2019, 8:41 AM

'Hamas attacks are proof we need to return to Gush Katif'

IDF officer who was evicted from home in Sinai, Gush Katif, calls for unity, rebuilding of Jewish communities in Gush Katif.Hezki Baruch, 3/26/2019, 1:47 PM

'Let the Jews back!'

Families expelled form northern Samaria in 2005 demand right-wing politicians pledge to allow them to return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 3:37 PM

'Gantz's advisers must be pulling their hair out'

Avi Farhan, who was evicted from Yamit and Gush Katif, responds to Gantz: What kind of security did the Disengagement bring us?Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2019, 4:33 AM

Discussion: Benny Gantz praises Gaza withdrawal model

Benny Gantz gives first concrete policy position. In new interview Gantz voices support for Israeli disengagement from Gaza 14 years ago.i24News, 2/6/2019, 5:13 PM

Tzipi slams Tzipi

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely says opposition MK Tzipi Livni should not throw stones over Gaza after her support for the disengagement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2018, 10:08 PM

Netanyahu's Vietnam

Undoing the damage has been Israel’s task since Ariel Sharon gave Gaza away in 2005 and no matter what Netanyahu chooses to do, there will be fallout. Lyndon Johnson could tell him a thing or two about that Jack Engelhard, 11/16/2018, 8:05 AM

Chief Rabbi calls Disengagement 'disgrace to State of Israel'

Chief Rabbi David Lau visits Gush Katif Museum, laments the thousands who lost everything they had built.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2018, 9:44 PM

Israel and Gaza: How did we get here?

IDF explains how Hamas has continuously provoked conflict with Israel since the 2005 Disengagement instead of building up Gaza.IDF Website, 8/7/2018, 9:55 PM

Crown Heights women: 'Time to retake Gaza'

Women's group from Chabad area of Brooklyn calls on Israeli government to heed Lubavitcher Rebbe's advice and act to retake Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 8:49 PM

Commander of Gaza expulsion admits: it was a mistake

13 years since the expulsion from Gush Katif, ILTV speaks with Maj. Gen. (Res.) Gershon Hacohen, who commanded the operation.ILTV, 7/23/2018, 7:22 PM

'End the injustice of the Disengagement'

Residents of Samaria communities destroyed during 2005 Disengagement demand government allow them to return to their former homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 5:43 PM

'Nothing has changed after 13 years'

Ceremony on anniversary of withdrawal from Gush Katif forced to move because of threat of rocket attack. 'They promised peace if we left.'Benny Toker, 7/19/2018, 10:14 PM

Gilad 'disengagement was a success' Sharon is vexed

Gilad Sharon mustn't have known what he was saying when he urged Israel to adopt the Argentinian model this week. Commentary.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 5:54 PM

What exactly happened at Israel's Gaza border?

Stop. Think. That automatically puts you ahead of Western media. What exactly is going on at Israel's Gaza border?Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 5/18/2018, 5:25 PM

'You have one week to coordinate with the US'

PM asks for delay on vote to annul disengagement from northern Samaria, despite giving bill green light just a day earlier.Shimon Cohen, 11/5/2017, 6:06 PM

Will northern Samaria communities be re-established?

Ministerial Committee on Legislation expected to approve bill cancelling the Disengagement Law in northern Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2017, 3:11 AM

'The wound will never heal'

Father of terror victim whose grave was uprooted from Gush Katif: 'people don't understand what it means to uproot a grave, a family.'Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2017, 10:40 PM

Memorial for the fallen of Gush Katif: 'Second burial'

Relatives visit new graves of those who were dug up from their graves in Gush Katif, where no Jewish graves remain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 10:25 PM

'We want to go home'

Ministers and MKs attend rally at site of Samaria town destroyed in 2005 disengagement. 'Time has come to correct injustice.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2017, 10:18 PM

Party to right of Likud will prevent another 'Disengagement'

Justice Minister: Had Supreme Court halted Disengagement, it would have hurt democracy; people must turn to government and Knesset.'Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2017, 4:48 PM

Remembering my friend, Rabbi Benny Elon

A close friend mourns. Ronn Torossian, 5/7/2017, 6:12 AM

The first step in returning to Sa-Nur

For first time since disengagement school children visit areas evacuated in northern Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 5/3/2017, 10:43 PM

Double standards: Honoring one's predecessors' commitments

Concerning Australia and Israel, Trump and Obama. David Singer, 2/9/2017, 6:22 AM

Commander of Gaza expulsion: The Left is deluding people

General(Res.) Gershon Hacohen, who commanded 'Disengagement,' says left is irresponsible and deluding people regarding Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2017, 7:17 PM

Bill to repeal disengagement from northern Samaria submitted

Jewish Home faction leader submits bill to repeal prohibition on Jews entering areas of Samaria residents were expelled from in 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 8:58 PM

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

'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 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: 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 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

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

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

Expellee: Expulsion 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 Rabbi: We Failed Israel, and Ourselves

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: Expulsion Head 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: 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 for Soldier over Disengagement

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

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 Open Disengagement Protest Case After 9 Years

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

Prof.: 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 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