Updates

Israel allows 30 Gaza students to travel abroad for their studies Israel allows 30 Gaza students to travel abroad for their studies
March 2, 2015: 30 students from Gaza traveled abroad for their studies through Erez Crossing yesterday. Palestinians: 30 students will be allowed to travel abroad every week. (Read More)

“The restrictions on access between Gaza and the West Bank create a situation that prevents reconstruction” “The restrictions on access between Gaza and the West Bank create a situation that prevents reconstruction”
March 2, 2015. Eitan Diamond, Gisha Executive Director, was interviewed on IDF Radio show, “security zone” yesterday. (Read More)

A costly divide: Economic repercussions of separating Gaza and the West Bank A costly divide: Economic repercussions of separating Gaza and the West Bank
February 26, 2015. Gisha’s new position paper, “A costly divide”, looks at the economic ramifications of Gaza’s separation from the West Bank, after the blows Gaza’s economy sustained over the summer. (Read More)

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In Focus

The Gaza Cheat Sheet – Real Data on the Gaza Closure
January, 2015. In this information sheet you will find concise answers to questions such as: What is the economic situation in... (Read More)

Turning a new page: The end of the civilian closure and the possibilities it offers
August 2014. Alongside the need to rehabilitate the Strip, an opportunity has been created for fundamental change that will facilitate respect... (Read More)

Gaza Strip Map Gaza Strip Map
September 2013. A new and detailed map of the Gaza Strip. Source:... (Read More)

Gisha in Action

Your mother passed away? Please wait here
December 31, 2014. Samah’s mother passed away, and she spent the first day of mourning on a bench at the DCO.... (Read More)

Received passports, but were compelled to leave their family
October 26, 2014. Two sisters born in Gaza to an Israeli mother are, by law, Israeli citizens themselves. Due to registration... (Read More)

She wanted to stay a little longer with her father and got stranded in Gaza.
May 28, 2014. When Sara (not her real name) decided to spend more time with her father in the Gaza Strip,... (Read More)

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