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Mourning The Gush Katif Expulsion


In New York, Sunday, July 18, is the date for a community-wide program to be held at Ohab Zedek, 118 W. 95th Street. Rabbi Allen Schwartz, spiritual leader of Ohab Zedek, will officiate, Dror Vanunu of the Gush Katif Committee will speak, and films of life before and after in Gush Katif will be shown.

Those who wish to help in the rebuilding efforts of the Katif Od Chai campaign should go to the website www.gushkatif.co.il, through which tax deductible credit-card donations can be made. Tax deductible contributions by check should be made out to Friends of Gush Katif and mailed to POB 1184, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666.

It is critically important that Jews everywhere understand the magnitude of the Gush Katif expulsion and its aftermath. We must never again allow Jewish communities and lives to be sacrificed on the altar of appeasement.

About the Author: Helen Freedman is executive director of Americans For a Safe Israel/AFSI. She can be contacted at afsi@rcn.com.


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