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Knesset Speaker: Gaza Disengagement Was National Tragedy

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Israeli Information and Diaspora Minister Yuli Edelstein. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Jerusalem Post – The Gaza disengagement was a national tragedy, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said Tuesday at a special Knesset meeting marking eight years since the events.

“My heart still aches when I remember Gush Katif [Jewish settlements in Gaza] and all of its men, women, youth, children. They loved life, their synagogues were full, as were their schools and greenhouses,” said Edelstein, who opposed the disengagement as a Likud MK at the time.

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