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Slav (שליו), (quail in Hebrew), was an Israeli settlement in the Gush Katif settlement bloc, located in the south-west edge of the Gaza Strip, and evacuated in Israel's disengagement of 2005. The yishuv was named after the bird that the Israelites ate in the desert during the exodus from Egypt. Hebrew (עִבְרִית ‘Ivrit) is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family spoken by more than 7 million people, mainly in Israel, the West Bank, the United States and by Jewish communities around the world. ... Map of the Gaza Strip, showing the settlements of Gush Katif Gush Katif (also Gush Katiff, Hebrew: גוש קטיף, English: gush = side-piece, corner, or shoulder + katiff = mass of earth . ... Israels unilateral disengagement plan (Hebrew: תוכנית ההתנתקות (the official name) or תוכנית ההנתקות; also known as the disengagement plan, Gaza Pull-Out plan, and Gaza Expulsion plan by its opponents) is a proposal by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to remove all permanent Israeli presence in the Gaza Strip and from northern Samaria... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Yishuv is a Hebrew word meaning settlement. ... An Israelite is a member of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, descended from the twelve sons of the Biblical patriarch Jacob who was renamed Israel by God in the book of Genesis, 32:28 The Israelites were a group of Hebrews, as described in the Bible. ...

Slav was founded as a paramilitary Nahal settlement in 1980. In 1982, with the signing of the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty and subsequent withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula, Slav became a transit camp of former residents evacuated from Sinai and temporary home to Midreshet Hadarom girl's seminary. At the beginning of the 90's, the location was divided into a military base and a residential civilial area with several families. In 2001, a small group of people including staff and students of the nearby 'Otzem' pre-military preparatory school in Bnei Atzmon moved to settle the village and strengthen its numbers. Nahal is a Hebrew acronym for Noar Halutzi Lohem (Fighting Pioneer Youth) and refers historically to a scheme for Israeli youth that allows them to combine their compulsory three-year military service with volunteer-type civilian service- organizing social welfare projects in neighborhoods and towns suffering from socioeconomic difficulties, acting... 1980 (MCMLXXX in Roman) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Israel-Egypt peace treaty was signed in Washington, DC, United States, on March 26, 1979, following the Camp David Accords (1978). ... Sinai Peninsula, Gulf of Suez (west), Gulf of Aqaba (east) from Space Shuttle STS-40 For other uses of the word Sinai, please see: Sinai. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The Israeli settlement of Bnei Atzmon was founded in 1979 in the Yamit region of the Sinai peninsula, and relocated to the Gush Katif region after the signing of the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty and subsequent evacuation of Sinai in 1982. ...

The 12 families of Slav were evacuated on August 21, 2005 by the Israeli Police. The houses were destroyed and the area was later transfered to the Palastinians. August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Israeli Police logo The Israeli police (משטרת ישראל) is a civilian force in the State of Israel. ...

External links

  • Israeli Police picture gallery from day of evacuation



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