11 years after the expulsion from Gush Katif, the JobKatif organization continues to provide employment opportunities and training for those whose lives were shattered following the 2005 pull-out. Thanks to their efforts 85% of the Gush Katif evacuees now have jobs, with hopes that all will eventually become employed.  At the same time, the organization has expanded its reach offering programming for a wide range of other disadvantaged communities in Israel.  On today’s Israel Uncensored, Josh Hasten speaks with Judy Lowy, JobKatif’s Executive Director who details the organization’s invaluable initiatives.

Written by Josh Hasten