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Secular Schools to Mark ‘Gush Katif Day’

Gush Katif Day will be marked for the first time by 75 secular schools Wednesday, the date of the founding of its first Jewish community.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/13/2012, 2:36 PM

Gaza Expulsion's Psychological Effect on the IDF

Like an ecological disaster, it continues to poison the entire Jewish body. Oped for this week's Gush Katif Memorial Day in Israeli schools.Giulio Meotti, Italy, 2/12/2012, 4:11 PM

Rav Lior, MK Eichler Visit Gush Katif Evictees

UTJ Knesset faction head Rav Yisrael Eichler plants a tree in worm-free vegetable greenhouse, a day after a tour by Rav Lior.Gil Ronen, 2/8/2012, 8:18 PM

Rebuilt Gush Katif Community Experiences Growth

More than six years after the expulsion from Gush Katif, Ganei Tal is being rebuilt in a new location and constantly growing.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/5/2012, 12:58 PM

Gush Katif ‘Conquers' Natzrat Ilit

A group of families from Gush Katif is taking Natzrat Illit by storm; hope their 'Torah Core Group' will continue to expand in the city.Gabe Kahn., 12/23/2011, 9:45 AM

Gush Katif Refugees 'Roofless' Again After Storm

Gush Katif expulsion victims contended with a storm that pummeled their temporary homes - six years after they were expelled.David Lev, 11/21/2011, 2:42 PM

Gush Katif Families Establish Center in Golan

Former Gush Katif families who now live in the Golan Heights have established a legacy center to tell their story.Elad Benari, 11/11/2011, 1:16 AM

More Katif Expellees Resettled

Over 170 families are resettled in the towns of Naveh and Bnei Netzarim, outside Gaza. Infrastructure partially complete.Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2011, 12:36 PM

Gush Katif Expellees Finally Get to Build

The families of the former Gush Katif community of Eili Sinai have finally been given funds to build new homes - at Kibbutz Palmachim.Gabe Kahn., 10/4/2011, 5:58 PM

MK Ze'ev: Remember Expulsion

MK Nisim Ze'ev calls on Jews to always remember the expulsion from Gush Katif. "We were promised peace and got a terror state."Elad Benari, 9/8/2011, 2:01 PM

Komemiyut to Hold 5th Event Marking Expulsion

Komemiyut will be holding on Wednesday its 5th annual event marking the destruction of Gush Katif.Elad Benari, 9/5/2011, 5:43 AM

Fun Day for Judea, Samaria & Gush Katif Child

Children from Judea, Samaria and from the evacuated communities of Gush Katif enjoyed a special free fun day. Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/1/2011, 5:56 AM

Six Years Later: Journalist Recalls Expulsion

Veteran Israeli journalist Rino Tzror recalls the emotional film he made about the Gush Katif expulsion.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 12:42 AM

6 Years Later: Museum Memorializes the Expuls

Six years after the expulsion from Gush Katif, Arutz Sheva visited the Gush Katif Museum in Jerusalem.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/13/2011, 8:46 PM

6 Years after Photo: Child Visits Katif Museu

6 years after expulsion from Gush Katif, the child who was photographed handing out cookies to the soldiers visits the Gush Katif Museum.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 8/10/2011, 6:49 PM

Tonight: Katif Tournament

The annual Yulis tournament finals, between teams from former Gush Katif, are scheduled for Wednesday evening.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2011, 3:45 PM

Tisha B’Av Elegy in Memory of Gush Katif

An elegy mourning the destruction of Gush Katif is being adopted by more and more synagogues as part of the Tisha B’Av liturgy. Rachel Sylvetsky,Tzvi Gedalya, 8/9/2011, 11:18 AM

Gush Katif Museum Open Tonight

The Gush Katif museum, depicting the lives of Jews expelled six years ago, is open until 2 a.m. Monday, the start of the Fast of Tisha B’Av.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/8/2011, 9:01 AM

Katif Yeshiva to Get New Home

After six years, the twice-expelled Neveh Dekalim yeshiva is promised a new home in Ashdod. Maayana Miskin, 8/7/2011, 6:28 PM

Rabbi: Want a Home? Repent for Gush Katif

Rav Daniel Stavsky warns protesters that without repenting for expulsion of Jews from Gush Katif, they will not merit housing.Maayana Miskin, 8/7/2011, 5:27 PM

'Katif Expellees in Danger'

Israelis expelled from Gush Katif are in more danger than before, with flimsy caravan homes no protection from Gaza rockets. Maayana Miskin, 8/5/2011, 3:16 PM

Six Years Since the Expulsion

Hundreds of residents of Gush Katif marked on Wednesday the sixth anniversary of their expulsion from their homes in a special ceremony.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/4/2011, 2:15 AM

FinalKatif Compensation Approved

Gush Katif refugees to receive negotiated final compensation. No payment can make up for the suffering, but it is a much improved package.David Lev, 8/1/2011, 6:16 AM

Gush Katif Comp Finalized

300 million shekel agreement ends the claims for compensation by evacuees from Gush Katif and Northern Samaria.Gil Ronen, 7/31/2011, 8:03 PM

'Expulsion a Defining Moment'

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon opens events marking six years since the disengagement plan. "It was a defining moment."Elad Benari, 7/26/2011, 12:14 AM

Family Reunited After Expulsion

The Zweig family, formerly of Gush Katif, is finally reunited after six years of living in temporary caravans.Elad Benari, 6/16/2011, 5:14 AM

Ministers to Get Half Vegetables

Farmers expelled from Gush Katif are planning a unique present for Israel's government – incomplete produce, in protest of incomplete aid.Maayana Miskin, 5/20/2011, 1:46 PM

Gush Katif, 2,000 Days After

Some 2,000 days after Gush Katif expulsion, light at the end of the tunnel can almost be seen – but a long way still awaits ahead.Hillel Fendel, 5/12/2011, 4:37 PM

Katif Products at Jerusalem Fair

Gaza evacuees will sell a variety of products in a Jerusalem fair. The organizer: They are people of the highest quality and so are their products.Elad Benari, 2/28/2011, 5:15 AM

Katif Expellees Await Signatures

Five and a half years after expulsion, former Katif residents are still waiting for signatures to allow new housing.Maayana Miskin, 2/24/2011, 2:15 AM

Solution for Expulsion Sinners

Many soldiers and policemen who took part in the Gush Katif expulsion seek forgiveness – and the Nation and Land Rescue Task Force has a solution.Hillel Fendel, 2/10/2011, 12:35 PM

Do Kids Know About Gush Katif?

Gush Katif Day was marked in Israeli schools last week. An expellee tells INN TV that she is afraid that youngsters have forgotten about Katif.Yoni Kempinski and Rachel Sylvetsky, 1/30/2011, 9:18 AM

Gush Katif Expellees Plant Trees

Former residents of Gush Katif plant trees in Kisufim forest, near their former homes. They express hope to return to live there one day.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/20/2011, 4:13 AM

Gaza Expellees Fear Caravans

Former Gush Katif resident shares her frustrations over the declining situation of expellees, more than five years after the expulsion.Elad Benari, 1/19/2011, 5:16 AM

Katif Jews' Last Caravan Winter

Leaders pledge a “turning point” for Gush Katif evacuees in 2011.Maayana Miskin & Yoni Kempinski, 1/12/2011, 1:45 AM

Evacuees Bloom the Negev Desert

During Sukkot INNTV visited the expelees of Nezarim who are finally begining to enter permanent homes, more than five years since their evictionYoni Kempinski, 10/3/2010, 2:39 PM

Rebuilding at Naveh in Halutza

Five families expelled in 2005 from Gush Katif began once more to build their lives this week in the new town of Naveh, in the Halutza Sands. Chana Ya'ar, 9/28/2010, 4:46 PM

Judge Would Refuse Orders

"If I were a soldier, I don't think I would take part in it, even if I were imprisoned," says Judge Tzvi Tal on expulsion of Jews from their homes.Uzi Baruch, 9/12/2010, 12:45 PM

Memory of Gush Katif Synagogues

Special event in memory of the 26 Gush Katif synagogues that were destroyed five years ago was held in the rebuilt Hurva Synagogue in the Old City.Hillel Fendel, 8/19/2010, 3:32 PM

Op-ed: Gush Katif Still Matters

Disengagement left a wound that will not heal, not only because lives and homes were destroyed, but because it was immoral, unjust and irrational.Moshe Dann, 8/17/2010, 9:51 PM

Fast Day Marks Expulsion Date

Yesha Council rabbis call on the public to participate in a day of fasting and prayer to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Gush Katif pullout.Elad Benari, 8/16/2010, 3:35 AM

Gaza Withdrawal's Brutal Price

Leading Gush Katif activist resident concludes that the price Israel paid for the Disengagement's across-the-board negative results was brutal.Hillel Fendel, 8/15/2010, 8:38 PM

LA Times: Withdrawal was Bad

Five years after, a major US newspaper summarizes Israel’s Disengagement from Gaza: “It was a big mistake.”Hillel Fendel, 8/10/2010, 1:46 PM

Answers to Gush Katif Questions

More commemorations of Gush Katif expulsion's 5th anniversary: A new book, & a debate on role played by the media during the Disengagement period.Hillel Fendel, 7/29/2010, 11:48 PM

Gush Katif: Past and Future

Fifth anniversary of Gush Katif expulsion: INN presents an overview of Gush Katif's past accomplishments - and its goals for the future.Hillel Fendel, 7/15/2010, 1:15 PM

Marking 5 Yrs to Gush Katif End

The fifth anniversary of one of the worst tragedies in the history of the State of Israel will be marked this week in Israel and around the world.Hillel Fendel, 7/11/2010, 9:08 PM

31 Gush Katif Families are Set

Final approval was received, 5 years after the Disengagement, for the relocation of 31 Gush Katif families to a seaside kibbutz south of Haifa.Hillel Fendel, 6/24/2010, 8:24 PM

'Disengagement Harmed PR'

Visiting the community of expulsion victims at Nitzan, Minister Yuli Edelstein disputes the claim that the pullout would promote Israel's image.Yoni Kempinski, 6/23/2010, 8:11 AM

It's Official: Govt Failed Katif

Official Gush Katif investigative committee gives government utterly failing grades. Chairman says process must be streamlined for the future.Hillel Fendel, 6/15/2010, 5:35 PM

Chief Rabbi: No Gush Katif Fast

The Chief Rabbi rules that no national fast day may be instituted over the Gush Katif/Shomron expulsion, nor should kinot (dirges) be composed.Hillel Fendel, 6/9/2010, 11:14 AM

Gaza Arabs Sue Katif Farmers

No relief in sight for the 400 Gush Katif farmers. Not only are 70% still unemployed, but their former workers – Arabs from Gaza – are suing them!Hillel Fendel, 6/4/2010, 8:19 AM

3 Gush Katif Towns to be Rebuilt

Unprecedented: Full community status will be granted to three new neighborhoods being built for former Gush Katif residents.Hillel Fendel, 6/2/2010, 11:32 AM

Large Knesset Majority Demands

56 MKs, including most of Kadima, demand that Netanyahu and Barak allow long-time Gush Katif expellees to build in Ariel, largest city in Samaria.Hillel Fendel, 5/20/2010, 11:38 AM

Expellees: No End in Sight

The injustice that began with the 2005 Disengagement/expulsion shows no sign of ending in the near future – at least not for the town of Netzarim.Hillel Fendel, 5/5/2010, 8:20 PM

A ‘National Heroes’ Law

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Pressure Crushes GK Expellee

Juggling his expulsion-related debts overwhelmed one ex-Gush Katif man on Wednesday, finally leading him to decide that death was easier than life.Hana Levi Julian, 1/21/2010, 10:39 AM