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Posts Tagged With: Israel

An Overview: The people of Gush Katif, Summer 2015

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New Permanent House Project – a Success!

ShareDear Friends and Supporters, I am very pleased to be working with Friends of Gush Katif, keeping in touch with all the communities, and doing my small bit to help former residents improve their future, and keep the Gush Katif spirit alive.  I am currently pursuing my MA in English Literature at Bar Ilan University. … Continue reading »

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Singing with Shwekey

ShareI heard the warm-up band playing so I went to have a look. The big basin that used to be Gan Dov had been scraped of all the weeds, and several dozen white plastic chairs had been set up in front of a stage. The obligatory ambulance was parked on the side, and police  stood and chatted … Continue reading »

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Remembering Gush Katif

ShareHow to remember the past? As the sixth memorial marking Gush Katif’s destruction nears, this question becomes increasingly important. There are those who wish to commemorate the struggle to prevent the Disengagement. Some of these people continue wearing orange bracelets and flying orange banners. Orange – the color of the Gush Katif struggle. Others will … Continue reading »

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Lecturing the students

ShareI am so pleased that Stanley Fischer has addressed the strikes. When I read his comments this morning, I felt as though finally someone responsible was in charge. It seemed like the kindly lecturer was back at the podium spouting wise words to the students. Will they listen? I don’t know, but I think they … Continue reading »

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Tents Sprouting in the Sun

Share With all the tents and protests and the summer heat, it seems as though we’ve regressed back to the desert under Moses’ leadership. However, unlike then, we can’t expect any miracles. Thousands of rent-free houses won’t suddenly appear, with G-d grimacing as the people rush, and trample over each-other in their haste to stake … Continue reading »

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Dentist Duty & Canine Care

Share  Dental work is so expensive in Israel. I always find myself grimacing after a visit to the dentist … because of what’s charged! Imagine my horror when I discovered that I have someone new to take to see the dentist, the veterinary dentist that is… My sweet Saluki hasn’t been taking care of her … Continue reading »

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