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Tag Archives: Disengagement
Today (technically the day after Tisha B’Av) is the 10th anniversary of one of the most traumatic events in modern Israeli history: the expulsion of the Jewish citizens of the settlement bloc of Gush Katif in Gaza – euphemistically called … Continue reading
My apologies for posting so late. Yesterday we had no electricity, no internet (not related problems!) and a close member of the family rushed to hospital all more or less simultaneously. (And it was our wedding anniversary according to the … Continue reading
Ariel Sharon was not a man about whom you could be neutral. You either loved him or hated him; idolised him or demonised him. When he did good, he was excellent. When he did bad, he was beyond contempt. I … Continue reading
The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, has begun this evening. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: The fast commemorates the destruction of both … Continue reading
When considering Operation Pillar of Cloud, and the Israel-Gaza crisis in general, it is helpful to consider “how did we get from there to here?”. To me it seems obvious that the “original sin” was the withdrawal (aka “Disengagement” or … Continue reading