Approaching Conflicts
Contexts, Perspectives, and Values in Israel Education

One Year After War, People of Gaza Still Sit Among the Ruins

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A year after the 2014 war in Gaza, not a single house of 18,000 that were damaged or destroyed by fighting was habitable. Articles across various news sources blamed Israelis for blocking the cement necessary for rebuilding, Egyptians for blocking the tunnels leading into Gaza, Hamas for using the cement for other purposes, political infighting, bureaucracy, lack of foreign donations that had been promised, among other reasons.