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Friends of Gush Katif
Gush Katif's site 
Committee Index
60%
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.

Important messages and updates
The Inauguration of the Irving Moskowitz Foundation Youth Center
The Inauguration of the Irving Moskowitz Foundation Youth Center
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in the heart of Nitzan, hundreds of children, youth and Nitzan residents gathered for the festive occasion of the inauguration of the Irving Moskowitz Foundation Youth Center. WIZO put on quite a show!
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Katif Center Dedication Ceremony
Katif Center Dedication Ceremony
Rosh Chodesh Nissan (April 1) the Katif Center in Nitzan dedicated their beautifully renovated structure, and invite all to schedule a visit and come learn - and experience - the tragic yet inspiring story of Gush Katif!
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"Kissufim" women journey to the Galilee
Beit Midrash "Kissufim" women journeyed this past week to the Galillee to strengthen their connection to the Land, and for some quiet meditation in nature
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Winners of the Gush Katif Education Day Competition 2014
Winners of the Gush Katif Education Day Competition 2014
WInners of the Gush Katif Education Day competition 2014 are announced!
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Tel-Katifa Community Parts from Shekef in Emotional Farewell Party
Tel-Katifa Community Parts from Shekef in Emotional Farewell Party
The religious community of Tel-Katifa was absorbed by the secular community of Shekef after Ariel Sharon's Disengagement Plan. Now, finally, they are moving to their permanent community in Neta. The two communities have grown close during their time toge
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Ganei-Tal Girl Strengthens NY Jewish Identity
Ganei-Tal Girl Strengthens NY Jewish Identity
Ganei-Tal girl strengthens NY Jewish identity during her second year of national service, and encourages to love of the Land and aliyah.
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Gush Katif Expellees Look Forward to Permanent Homes
Gush Katif Expellees Look Forward to Permanent Homes
The Gush Katif Committee has worked for several months with Housing minister Uri Ariel, and the Tnufa administration headed by Yisrael Melachi, to develop a 40 million dollar working plan for the Gush Katif expellees.
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News & Events
Synagogues and Youth Centers - details...
Government funding received, funds still needed

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