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Friends of Gush Katif
Gush Katif's site 
Committee Index
66%
Percent of settlers
in permanent housing
Welcome to the website of the Gush Katif Committee 
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The Gush Katif Committee (AKA Friends of Gush Katif) has three central functions:
  1. Working with the government and the various Gush Katif communities in order to promote solutions to the varied needs at both the temporary sites and the permanent communities.
  2. Maintaining a strong connection between the former Gush Katif residents including the youth and young adults, to ensure that the second generation grows-up with a healthy connection to Gush Katif.
  3. Voicing the opinion of the Gush Katif people in crucial areas.

Friends of Gush Katif
Important messages and updates
Remembering Rabbi Shimon Biran HYD
Remembering Rabbi Shimon Biran HYD
"Rabbi Biran himself was on his way to work at the Torah and Land Institute when a terrorist ambushed him at the bus stop and stabbed him in the back. Rabbi Biran fought back, but collapsed and died. He was the first adult to be buried in the Gush Katif c
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Annual race in memory of Yohanan Hilberg: award ceremony
Annual race in memory of Yohanan Hilberg: award ceremony
It was a HUGE success! Thank you for joining us for the annual race in memory of Yohanon Hilberg HYD, Gush Katif resident serving in the IDF‬ top naval commando unit who fell 18 years ago in a Hezbollah ambush in southern ‪Lebanon‬.
Yulis family enters new house yet wants to return home
Yulis family enters new house yet wants to return home
Translated from INN: From INN: The Yulis family were uprooted from Neve Dekalim as part of the Aug. 2005 withdrawal from Gaza ▪ Despite their advanced age and poor health, they were mistreated by the State ▪ They resided nearly a decade in a crumbling car
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Awarding the Or Zevulun school - GK Education Day 2015
Awarding the Or Zevulun school - GK Education Day 2015
We drove today (April 28, 2015) to Ariel to award this school for their effort this past Gush Katif Education Day.
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Winners of GK Education Day Competition 2015
Winners of GK Education Day Competition 2015
The winners of the Gush Katif Education Day Competition 2015 among the elementary schools and high-schools.
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From Northern Ireland to Israel: Meet Gush Katif Supporter Stephen Haire
From Northern Ireland to Israel: Meet Gush Katif Supporter Stephen Haire
Behind the scenes with Stephen Haire! How a Christian from Northern Ireland learned about Gush Katif and why he ran in the Jerusalem‬ marathon to raise funds for their medical assistance. Share and support!
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Gush Katif in Numbers| February 2015
Gush Katif in Numbers| February 2015
Facts and figures of the Gush Katif communities.
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The Top 5 Ways You Can Help Gush Katif Expellees!
The Top 5 Ways You Can Help Gush Katif Expellees!
As we’re thinking ahead and making our New Year resolutions, here are 5 easy ways to help the Zionist pioneering citizens formerly of Gush Katif rebuild their lives destroyed in the 2005 Disengagement Plan.
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In DETAILS: how many GK expellees are in new homes, and where
In DETAILS: how many GK expellees are in new homes, and where
The Gush Katif Committee (Friends of Gush Katif) maps out the situation of Gush Katif families building permanent homes in the various new Gush Katif communities!
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News & Events
Yulis Basketball Tournament
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Neve Yam breaks ground
Begins infrastructure work!

In pics
Report: 9 years since the expulsion
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Outline of Gush Katif community projects
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