Plus ça Change, Plus c'est la Même Chose

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 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
Netanyahu Quote that Worried Nationalists – Denied

Netanyahu 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'

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 Yeshiva

Homesh Group: Govt. is Trying to Shut Down 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 Joins Calls to Retake Gaza

IDF Chief of Staff Joins Calls to Retake Gaza

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

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 Behaving Like Sharon

Danon: Netanyahu Behaving Like Sharon

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

'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 Take Deal

Sheetrit: US Should Force PA, Israel to Take Deal

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
Rabbis: Disengagement Wasn't Gafni's Fault

Rabbis: Disengagement Wasn't Gafni's Fault

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 Will Prevent Another Withdrawal'

'Public Opinion Will Prevent Another Withdrawal'

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

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
Volunteer Fired for Explaining ‘Disengagement’

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

An Analysis of Expulsion

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

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: Gush Katif Day in Schools

Interview: Gush Katif Day in Schools

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 Comments on Sharon

Struk Not Sorry for Comments on Sharon

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 Grandkids Will Build Samaria'

'I Told Sharon, My Grandkids 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

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

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
Ex-Minister: Sharon Couldn't Look Me in the Eye'

Ex-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
'Investigate Celebration of Sharon Death'

'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'

'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'

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

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'

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 Gush Katif Expellees

Rain Ends School for 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

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
Eviction Fails to End Fight to Return to Homesh

Eviction Fails to End Fight to Return to Homesh

MKs among those who continue struggle for Homesh despite decision to hand it to PA. ‘Anti-Semitic rally illustrated the danger.’Maayana Miskin, 11/14/2013, 4:17 PM
Nitzan: ‘People Here Have Nothing to Lose’

Nitzan: ‘People Here Have Nothing to Lose’

Community head explains why thrice-expelled Gush Katif families are unlikely to protest, and why even those who have resettled are at risk.Maayana Miskin, 11/7/2013, 8:05 AM
Knesset Speaker: ‘Mistaken’ View Led to Oslo

Knesset Speaker: ‘Mistaken’ View Led to Oslo

At a speech marking 40 years since Yom Kippur, Yuli Edelstein says MKs need to engage public more with policy decisions.Maayana Miskin, 10/15/2013, 7:11 PM
43.8% of Jews Favor Encouraging Arab Emigration

43.8% of Jews Favor Encouraging Arab Emigration

Number is down from 50.7% in 2010. Poll shows 42% of Jews said that IDF soldiers should not be used to evict Jews from their homes.David Lev, 10/6/2013, 6:49 PM
PLO Flag Flies over Homesh

PLO Flag Flies over Homesh

Anti-Semitic posters replace menorah as PA Arabs take over former Jewish community.Maayana Miskin, 10/3/2013, 1:17 PM
Ignoring Details, Peres Says Oslo Was 'Great Idea'

Ignoring Details, Peres Says Oslo Was 'Great Idea'

1,500 Israelis have been killed by terrorists since the signing of the Oslo Accords, but Shimon Peres still thinks they were a great ideaDavid Lev, 9/2/2013, 11:12 AM
Video: Indyk was Clueless about Gaza Pullout

Video: Indyk was Clueless about Gaza Pullout

U.S. mediator thought Disengagement would produce “a more responsible” Palestinian leadership. It produced Hamas.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2013, 11:43 PM
Rivlin: I Pray We Won’t Uproot Graves Again

Rivlin: I Pray We Won’t Uproot Graves Again

Former Knesset Speaker warns of ‘danger to the undivided land of Israel,’ expresses regret for uprooted graves.Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2013, 8:51 PM
Bayit Yehudi 'Won't Hang On Till Last Moment'

Bayit Yehudi 'Won't Hang On Till Last Moment'

Dep. Min. Ben Dahan says his party will not stay in the government until it is too late, as happened in the Disengagement.Gil Ronen, 7/28/2013, 11:05 PM
Gush Katif: 50% of Expellees Still Homeless

Gush Katif: 50% of Expellees Still Homeless

Unemployment also still high, as families forced to cope with a legacy of broken promises nearly a decade after being forcibly uprootedGil Ronen, 7/17/2013, 4:08 PM
Watch: Gush Katif Eviction Officer Apologizes

Watch: Gush Katif Eviction Officer Apologizes

Police Commander who carried out 2005 expulsion of Jews from Gaza delivers emotional apology: "I live this pain every day".Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2013, 12:03 PM
‘Most People Think Disengagement was a Mistake’

‘Most People Think Disengagement was a Mistake’

Israelis tour abandoned communities. Organizer: Opposition to unilateral withdrawals is already part of Israeli consensus.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 10:07 AM
Hotovely: No Likud Support for 'Disengagement II'

Hotovely: No Likud Support for 'Disengagement II'

The Likud already ripped itself apart once, MK Tzipi Hotovely told Israel Radio Thursday, and it was not prepared to do so againDavid Lev, 6/27/2013, 10:27 AM
Disengagement Cost, So Far: Nearly NIS 10 Billion

Disengagement Cost, So Far: Nearly NIS 10 Billion

The state has spent nearly NIS 10 billion resettling 600 Jews thrown out of their homes in the disangagementDavid Lev, 6/23/2013, 9:57 PM
‘Disengagement’ Cost Hits NIS 9.48 Billion

‘Disengagement’ Cost Hits NIS 9.48 Billion

Tenufa head reveals the high cost of Disengagement. Twelve percent still without permanent homes.Maayana Miskin, 6/23/2013, 1:09 PM
Bennett: We'll Continue to Care for Expellees

Bennett: We'll Continue to Care for Expellees

Minister Naftali Bennett notes that over half of the Gush Katif expellees still live in temporary homes, despite government promises.Elad Benari, 6/21/2013, 5:16 AM
Police Visit Expellees in Project to Rebuild Trust

Police Visit Expellees in Project to Rebuild Trust

The Israel Police work to rebuild public trust by volunteering with children of families expelled from Gush Katif.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 12:48 PM
More Israelis See 'Settlements' as Unnecessary

More Israelis See 'Settlements' as Unnecessary

Survey shows growth in number of Israelis who see Judea, Samaria communities as unnecessary, and favor partial withdrawal.Maayana Miskin, 6/11/2013, 4:11 PM
Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets a Boost

Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets a Boost

Thousands to sign pact to ‘right the wrong’ of Disengagement, senior Likud politicians join the call.Maayana Miskin, 3/26/2013, 11:13 PM
Homesh Back on the Map

Homesh Back on the Map

North Samaria town put symbolically back on the map as rebuilding efforts continue post-Disengagement.Maayana Miskin, 3/20/2013, 8:55 AM
Hanegbi: I Couldn't Stop Disengagement

Hanegbi: I Couldn't Stop Disengagement

MK Hanegbi, who is poised to be a senior minister, calls to ‘internalize the lesson’ from past Israeli withdrawals.Maayana Miskin, 2/28/2013, 7:59 PM
Dozens Celebrate Purim at Homesh

Dozens Celebrate Purim at Homesh

Dozens of people gathered at Homesh Saturday night to hear the reading of the Megilla (Scroll of Esther) on Purim eveningDavid Lev, 2/24/2013, 8:51 PM
Disengagement Protesters Suffered Trauma Syndrome

Disengagement Protesters Suffered Trauma Syndrome

The 2006 disengagement continues to have a major impact on Israeli society, a study showsDavid Lev, 2/21/2013, 2:56 PM
MK Elkin: Bayit Yehudi Can Prevent 'Disengagement'

MK Elkin: Bayit Yehudi Can Prevent 'Disengagement'

Prominent Likud MK says coalition that leaves out religious Zionist party may make land concessions.Gil Ronen, 2/10/2013, 8:16 PM
Doctors: Sharon Still 'Out of It'

Doctors: Sharon Still 'Out of It'

Despite the fact that his brain shows definite activity, no one knows when – or if – Ariel Sharon will come out of his coma.David Lev, 1/27/2013, 10:29 PM
A Moral Imperative to Refuse Illegal Military Orders

A Moral Imperative to Refuse Illegal Military Orders

Israeli media continue to discuss Naftali Bennett's responses to the question of obeying orders to expel Jews. But Nuremberg set a precedent so that no one can ever use the excuse of “following orders” when it comes to carrying out immoral commands. David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency, 1/1/2013, 11:30 PM
Rabbi Convicted for Anti-Disengagement Statements

Rabbi Convicted for Anti-Disengagement Statements

Harsh criticism over the IDF Chief Rabbi’s stance on Disengagement puts rabbi in court.Maayana Miskin, 12/25/2012, 8:05 PM
R. Amar: Better a Disengagement Than a Civil War

R. Amar: Better a Disengagement Than a Civil War

Rabbi Shlomo Amar says he's against the disobeying of orders by soldiers, even at the cost of Jewish communities being destroyed.David Lev, 12/24/2012, 2:44 AM