Disengagement Trauma

Ten years on, many former Gush Katif residents are still mourning the loss of their homes.

By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
September 3, 2015 19:17
Gush Katif

Opponents of the disengagement from Gush Katif confront Border Policemen at the Gaza Strip settlement of Kfar Darom as the pullout was underway, August 18, 2005. (photo credit: NIR ELIAS / REUTERS)

 
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