The threat of an ugly evacuation – with scenes of security forces dragging Jews from their homes or even violent clashes – is the main bargaining chip for its residents.
A former leader of the settler movement in Israel, she sought to challenge dogmas on the political left and right following the 1995 murder of Yitzchak Rabin.
By Ben Sales
Seven years after Israel’s disengagement from the Gaza Strip, many former residents of Gush Katif no longer consider themselves part of the settler movement. More ▸
By JTA Mailman
To the Editor: This article should be a wake-up call for Israel, which will be faced soon with having to choose between being a Jewish state or a democracy. Once the Jews are outnumbered by non-Jews, they won’t be able to be both. One problem for Israel is that the current ruling coalition is heavily… More ▸