Eighteen years ago, 150,000 people formed a human chain, 90 km. long, that stretched from Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
The overarching objective is to fortify the security belt and reestablish a Jewish presence in these regions.
Aside from toppling Hamas and freeing the hostages, let’s rebuild the Jewish communities of Gush Katif that were uprooted 18 years ago and restore a civilian Jewish presence in Gaza.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
Yusuf Masoud was arrested in 2003 and convicted of launching rockets at the Gush Katif settlement bloc before the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza.
Ishai Trabelsi has lived under the shadow of Gaza terrorism his whole life - first in Gush Katif and later, after the evacuation, close to the border in the town of Sderot.
Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.
Arnon Segal, the brother of Israeli journalist Amit Segal, is a journalist and Temple Mount activist.
Left-wing NGO Peace Now threatened it will knock the Homesh settlement down if the government does not enforce a law that forbids settlement.
A photo essay captures the stories of six Torah scrolls from around the world - Yemen, Siberia, France, Germany - which all ended up in Israel.