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Benjamin Netanyahu does not like to be reminded that his own father was not celebrating on November 29, 1947, when thousands of Jews were dancing in the streets of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. They were rejoicing at the United Nations resolution calling for the establishment of a Jewish state in their ...

Sharon, who (as I know personally) pushed to establish outposts, invited the left-wing Sasson to write a “legal” report that would let him destroy them – just as he destroyed the Gush Katif settlements in Gaza – and thereby extricate himself, as indeed happened, from the clutches of the law. Yet today, I ...
My term as Defense Minister was replete with challenges, starting with the Summer Rain operation in Gaza (the first since the disengagement from the Gush Katif settlements), the Second Lebanon War and the re-establishment of deterrence in the north, through the build-up of the emergency units, the ...
... who burned herself to death next to Netivot to protest the evacuation of the Gush Katif settlements in the Gaza Strip in 2005. The Jerusalem artist Israel Rabinowitz (born 1954) places the remembered and the forgotten together in one long row: eight names and signs of flames, with nothing figurative.
It is very clear that the Gaza/Gush Katif experiment is a total failure. We see what Israel got in return for giving the Arabs Gaza: murdered Jews; Hamas dedicated to Israel's destruction; thousands of rockets bombarding Israel; hatred of the Jews embedded in the hearts and minds of every Arab; billions of ...
A straight line leads from Ariel Sharon's forcible removal of Israeli settlers from the Gush Katif settlement bloc 13 years ago to the “march of a million shahids to Jerusalem” declared by Hamas that led to the recent demonstration at the Gaza border fence. The Gaza Strip, cleared of all Jews, is seen by them ...


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