Gaza War, One Year Later: Knesset set to mark anniversary

By ARIK BENDER, MAARIV HASHAVUA
July 7, 2015 09:40

Israel’s parliament on Tuesday will mark the one-year anniversary of the outbreak of the Gaza conflagration by devoting a series of plenum and committee discussions to examining Operation Protective Edge and its aftermath to

The Knesset will hear from IDF conscripts and reservists wounded during combat in Gaza. The soldiers, who have been recognized as wounded veterans, will tell lawmakers of the difficulties they have encountered with bureaucratic red tape while trying to obtain benefits from the state.
The parliament will also hear statements by small business owners from the South who say they have yet to receive state recovery aid in the year since the fighting ended.


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