Updates

Kerem Shalom closed, travel via Erez restricted Kerem Shalom closed, travel via Erez restricted
July 1, 2015. Following attacks, Israel cancels family visits to Gaza and closes Kerem Shalom Crossing (Read More)

Easing for Ramadan:  Some family visits and more worshippers Easing for Ramadan: Some family visits and more worshippers
June 21, 2015: Israel allowing family visits not just for “exceptional” cases, quota of worshippers increased. (Read More)

“But if you just want to see your mother, that doesn’t count” “But if you just want to see your mother, that doesn’t count”
June 18, 2015. Gisha co-founder and intake coordinator interviewed about the separation policy (Read More)

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In Focus

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

Made in Gaza
March, 2015. We held five focus groups, each one consisting of representatives of one of the following industries: furniture, food processing,... (Read More)

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... (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

S’s application were repeatedly refused even though she met the criteria
March 11, 2015. S met her son who is incarcerated in Israel only twice during the first eight years of his... (Read More)

Back to Gaza
February 15, 2015. After Hamas took over, Hanan left Gaza. She did not imagine that for seven years Israel would not... (Read More)

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)

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