Jerusalem & Babylon The Sobering Lesson of Gush Katif

On the eighth anniversary of the disengagement, it is clear that the West Bank settlements will eventually end up like the Gaza ones.

Eight years ago today, Israel forcibly began evicting Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip as part of the unilateral operation that was known as the Disengagement. The first of these settlements to be evicted was the small agricultural community of Morag which, on its last day, numbered 30 families. I knew quite a few of the Morag residents personally and...