Yamit, Israel - A Cautionary Town
"We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel." Golda Meir
Once a group of dedicated Americans and Israelis made a corner of the desert bloom. Many were my friends. They were forced to leave, many ironically relocated to Gaza. And Yamit is back to dust.
You've seen the homes and settlement towns in Gaza. They will not look that way for long.
I'll tell you the story of Yamit tomorrow.
Update: Gaza - Yamit: Been There, Done That