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The Torah scroll invalidated by the Disengagement

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, 13/03/2016 19:54
Gaza uses Gush Katif lands to pay off Hamas debt

Gaza uses Gush Katif lands to pay off Hamas debt

Hamas is divvying up ruins of Jewish communities to settle debts for unpaid wages for tens of thousands of employees.Dalit Halevi, 29/02/2016 22:23
Remembering Jewish communities destroyed by Israel

Remembering Jewish communities destroyed by Israel

It is a continuation of Jewish tradition to commemorate destroyed Jewish communities, wherever they were and whoever destroyed them. Gush Katif, built by Zionist consensus, included.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 06/02/2016 19:45
Sharon's adviser: PA asked to destroy Gush Katif

Sharon's adviser: PA asked to destroy Gush Katif

Ariel Sharon's confidant reveals that disengagement was preceded by dozens of hours of talks with PA.Shimon Cohen, 02/02/2016 14:59
'The majority decides, but it isn't always right'

'The majority decides, but it isn't always right'

Knesset Speaker inaugurates memorial of the expulsion from Gush Katif and four Samaria towns, to 'remind the Knesset.'Hezki Baruch, 01/02/2016 16:29
Request to remove Gush Katif memorial from denied

Request to remove Gush Katif memorial from denied

Attorney General of the Knesset denies Peace Now's request to remove memorial to Jews expelled from Gaza in 2005.Hezki Baruch, 01/02/2016 14:53
Council sues government over Gush Katif evacuees

Council sues government over Gush Katif evacuees

Ashkelon Coast Regional Council to sue government over lack of permanent housing for Gush Katif evacuees, even after a decade.Uzi Baruch, 17/01/2016 09:53
Thousands of students march towards Gush Katif

Thousands of students march towards Gush Katif

The communities in Gush Katif were closed a decade ago, but their heroism has not been forgotten.Reut Hadar, 05/01/2016 07:44
MK Shuli Mualem visits Gush Katif Heritage Center

MK Shuli Mualem visits Gush Katif Heritage Center

Jewish Home MK Shuli Muallem visits Gush Katif museum, says lesson of expulsion is that 'giving up land to the enemy only destroys lives.'Shoshana Miskin, 14/12/2015 13:07
Gush Katif farmer compensated 800,000 shekels

Gush Katif farmer compensated 800,000 shekels

Farmer's lawyer explains how he defeated draconian law meant to absolve state of responsibility for property loss.Shimon Cohen, 09/11/2015 15:04
Hamas launches rocket test from Gush Katif ruins

Hamas launches rocket test from Gush Katif ruins

Two rockets fired into the sea - symbolically, from ruins of evacuated Jewish town - as Hamas ramps up for its next terror war.Ari Yashar, 06/11/2015 11:10
Listen: Gush Katif Ballad Paves Way to Debut Album

Listen: Gush Katif Ballad Paves Way to Debut Album

Hanan Ben-Ari, nephew of nationalist ex-MK, has conquered radio with Jewish groove - third new single recalls his days in the expulsion.Yoni Kempinski, 19/08/2015 17:44
Hamas: Gazans Behind Water Crisis, Not Israel

Hamas: Gazans Behind Water Crisis, Not Israel

Hamas paper finds excessive digging of wells and pumping in Gush Katif lands evacuated in 2005 causing resource collapse.Dalit Halevy, 10/08/2015 07:23
Sa-Nur Day 2: Families Declare 'We Came to Stay'

Sa-Nur Day 2: Families Declare 'We Came to Stay'

More families and supplies make it past IDF in return to northern Samaria homes 10 years after Disengagement expulsion.Orli Harari, 29/07/2015 11:04
Sa-Nur Families: Don't Make Soldiers Expel Us

Sa-Nur Families: Don't Make Soldiers Expel Us

Fears rise that families who returned to their homes will be expelled again; they call on Netanyahu not to 'add sin' of making IDF do it.Ari Yashar, 28/07/2015 19:53
MK: Channel 10 Discriminated During Disengagement

MK: Channel 10 Discriminated During Disengagement

MK Yinon Magal was broadcasting expulsion of Jews in 2005 when his own news station heard his views and shut him down.Tova Dvorin, 27/07/2015 17:07
Expert: Leaders Haven't Learned from Gush Katif

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, 27/07/2015 04:45
Watch: Behind the Scenes - March for Gush Katif

Watch: Behind the Scenes - March for Gush Katif

Hundreds of people united to march across Israel against the withdrawal from Gush Katif in 2005. This is their story.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2015 14:06
Book Review: The Settler

Book Review: The Settler

'The Settler' explores the Disengagement through sincere, human eyes, boldly delving into the psyche of the people behind the stereotype.Tova Dvorin, 26/07/2015 13:54
Watch: A Gush Katif Story

Watch: A Gush Katif Story

Daniel Maman was born in Gush Katif. Just after high school, he and his family were thrust from their home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2015 08:20
Mapping the Expulsion: Remembering What Was Lost

Mapping the Expulsion: Remembering What Was Lost

Mapping the Disengagement: Watch Exclusive Arutz Sheva footage from the communities destroyed 10 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2015 20:30
Sharon Never Consulted IDF Over Disengagement Plan

Sharon Never Consulted IDF Over Disengagement Plan

Top general reveals Ariel Sharon threatened to keep religious soldiers from officer status for 50 years if the IDF refused to comply.Uzi Baruch, 24/07/2015 08:48
Remembering Ten Years Since the Disengagement

Remembering Ten Years Since the Disengagement

Arutz Sheva speaks with Gush Katif activists on 10th anniversary of the expulsion - the time that has passed and the challenges that remain.Yoni Kempinski, 23/07/2015 11:47
Disengagement  Plus Ten: Why We Cry on Tisha B’Av

Disengagement Plus Ten: Why We Cry on Tisha B’Av

Cry for the beloved country, cry for the moral cowardice that leads to sacrificing others rather than take a stand.Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 23/07/2015 05:38
'The Last Word on Expelled Towns Yet to be Said'

'The Last Word on Expelled Towns Yet to be Said'

Widow of terror victim tells Arutz Sheva she and her children waiting to return home to Homesh 10 years later and 'undo the crime.'Benny Toker, 22/07/2015 11:18
Herzog: The Disengagement Was a Mistake

Herzog: The Disengagement Was a Mistake

Left-wing opposition head says he agrees expulsion from Gush Katif, northern Samaria was wrong - though not entirely.Ari Soffer, 21/07/2015 22:35
Minister at Expelled Town Vows 'Jews Will Return'

Minister at Expelled Town Vows 'Jews Will Return'

Hundreds visit Sa-Nur, one of 4 towns in Samaria uprooted 10 years ago, call to correct the Disengagement 'mistake.'Eliran Aharon, 21/07/2015 22:07
'Disengagement Joins 5 Tragedies of Tisha B'Av'

'Disengagement Joins 5 Tragedies of Tisha B'Av'

Ex-head of National Security Council says it is fitting that 2005 Disengagement is timed with fast day of national tragedies.Ido Ben-Porat, 21/07/2015 18:01
Poll: Most Israelis Want to Retake Gush Katif

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, 20/07/2015 17:38
Did Gush Katif Expulsion Do What it Said it Would?

Did Gush Katif Expulsion Do What it Said it Would?

New research reveals how Disengagement did in terms of Sharon's stated goals regarding population, security and world pressure.Eliran Aharon, 16/07/2015 17:43
First Lady Rivlin Honors 'Heroes' of Gush Katif

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, 16/07/2015 01:16
'Disengagement Was Intended to Destroy the Right'

'Disengagement Was Intended to Destroy the Right'

The Oslo Accords and the Disengagement were designed to cause the collapse of religious Zionism, charges Jewish Home head.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 13/07/2015 16:27
Herzog: No One Wants to Return to Gush Katif

Herzog: No One Wants to Return to Gush Katif

10 years since Disengagement, Opposition head says unilateral move failed but was 'correct,' demands a Gaza peace agreement.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 13/07/2015 14:45
Israelis Highly Pessimistic Over Disengagement

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, 09/07/2015 09:59
Gilad Sharon Proves There’s No Hope For the Delusional Left

Gilad Sharon Proves There’s No Hope For the Delusional Left

Three wars came and went due to Sharon’s generosity, with a fourth war in the offing any day. Jack Engelhard, 08/07/2015 12:19
Minister Calls for Repeal of 2005 Samaria Eviction

Minister Calls for Repeal of 2005 Samaria Eviction

If Minister Ze'ev Elkin gets his way, residents of four Samaria towns uprooted in the Disengagement will be able to return and rebuild.Yoni Kempinski, 08/07/2015 08:40
Expellee: Expulsion Still a Part of My Identity

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, 08/07/2015 04:12
Gilad Sharon: 'Disengagement Was a Success'

Gilad Sharon: 'Disengagement Was a Success'

Ariel Sharon's expulsion of Gaza's Jews was 'unfortunate, but it was necessary,' according to his son, Gilad Sharon.Yaakov Levi, 02/07/2015 17:15
Bennett Warns: You Can't Run From Terror

Bennett Warns: You Can't Run From Terror

Education Minister meets students at Gush Katif Center in message against expulsion of Jews.Yoni Kempinski, 30/06/2015 15:33
Bostoner Rebbe: Israel All Jews' Focal Point

Bostoner Rebbe: Israel All Jews' Focal Point

Rabbi of famous hassidic movement recalls premonitions of the 2005 Disengagement from Gaza and calls for Jewish unity.Hezki Baruch, 29/06/2015 07:48
US Jewish Efforts 'Enormous, Valuable' for Israel

US Jewish Efforts 'Enormous, Valuable' for Israel

Dr. Frager admits 'we didn't stop the Gush Katif expulsion, but our voice is clearly heard regarding Iran, Oslo and more.'Eliran Aharon, Hillel Fendel, 24/06/2015 14:45
US Rabbi: We Failed Israel, and Ourselves

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, 23/06/2015 22:55
Still in the Maze, 10 Years On

Still in the Maze, 10 Years On

Prize-winning posters depict the alienation and yearning of Gush Katif expellees.Yoni Kempinski, 22/06/2015 01:12
Gush Katif Evacuees: Expulsion Head Abandoned Us

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, 18/06/2015 15:41
Watch: 10 Years Later, Reliving the Gaza Expulsion

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, 12/06/2015 10:37
Disengagement Commander Says: I Had to Do It

Disengagement Commander Says: I Had to Do It

Ten years after, Col. (res.) Gershon Hacohen says if he'd refused orders, matters would have been worse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2015 21:52
'Moderate Protest Left us Refugees in Our Land'

'Moderate Protest Left us Refugees in Our Land'

While condemning violence, Yamit and Gush Katif expelee says Ethiopian Jewish protest is unfortunately only way to implement change.Hezki Baruch, 04/05/2015 09:27
Deri: Shas 'Strives for Peace, Not Expelling Jews'

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, 11/02/2015 14:42
Yishai: Won't Sit in Govt. Thinking to Expel Jews

Yishai: Won't Sit in Govt. Thinking to Expel Jews

Ha'am Itanu head marks Gush Katif Day warning threat of expelling Jews remains, tells Arutz Sheva about Baruch Marzel union.Ari Yashar, 11/02/2015 11:22
Egypt's 'Gush Katif': Rafiach Residents Evicted

Egypt's 'Gush Katif': Rafiach Residents Evicted

The only way to put an end to terror in Sinai, according to an Egyptian official, is to clear out the Egyptian side of Rafiach.Moshe Cohen, 08/01/2015 08:49
Rivlin: I Learned Zionism from Gush Katif Evictees

Rivlin: I Learned Zionism from Gush Katif Evictees

President Reuven Rivlin joined residents of Nitzan, thrown out of their homes in the disengagement for Chanukah lighting.Yaakov Levi, 21/12/2014 20:40
Forgiveness is a Tough Sell

Forgiveness is a Tough Sell

Some insults and indignations stick. Some injustices don't fade. Jack Engelhard, 19/09/2014 07:16
Gush Katif Girls School Opens After '9 Year Exile'

Gush Katif Girls School Opens After '9 Year Exile'

Mixed feelings as Neve Dekalim School gets permanent campus in Nitzan, ending temporary dwellings since 2005 expulsion from Gaza.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 03/09/2014 14:44
PM's Brother-in-Law: Invade Gaza, Rebuild Katif

PM's Brother-in-Law: Invade Gaza, Rebuild Katif

Sara Netanyahu's brother says residents of southern Israel should 'admit their mistake' and apologize for supporting Gaza expulsion.Uzi Baruch and Ari Soffer, 21/08/2014 14:00
Gush Katif Expellee Ready to Go Home 'Any Day Now'

Gush Katif Expellee Ready to Go Home 'Any Day Now'

'I used to buy diapers in Khan Younis' says Anita Tucker, tracing Gaza's spiral to terror and why she feels a return is 'really close.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 18/08/2014 10:08
'We Believe We'll Return to Gush Katif'

'We Believe We'll Return to Gush Katif'

They’re told that it's an unrealistic idea, but many of the 9,000 Jews expelled from Gaza are convinced that they will return to Gush Katif.Shimon Cohen, Nathalie Cohen, 11/08/2014 17:08
As War Rages: 9 Years Since Gush Katif Expulsion

As War Rages: 9 Years Since Gush Katif Expulsion

Event to mark nine-years since Gaza ethnically-cleansed of Jewish population, as warnings of Hamas takeover now painfully clear.Hillel Fendel, 31/07/2014 13:59