I enjoyed a wonderful Shabbat in my Jerusalem home unaware that Israel was again reaping the fruits of "disengagement." The residents of the Western Negev and Sderot in particular have my deepest sympathies. I also send my deepest sympathies to IDF soldiers that will have to risk their lives to clean up the mess that our government has made.
In the meantime, the suffering of those expelled from their homes in the Gaza Strip continues. Read this article by Rachel Saperstein to get an idea of what they are going through.