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Gaza’s Ties to Jewish History

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/gazas_ties_to_jewish_history_20050805

Modern Israeli settlement in the Gaza Strip resumed only after the 1967 Six-Day War, but even with those settlements set to be evacuated, Jewish roots in the sandy strip of land where Egypt, Israel and the Mediterranean Sea meet run deep. Opinions differ on whether the area was or was not included in the Land of Israel conquered by the ancient Israelites in the Bible.

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