Digging In

Yamit diehards vow to remain

"To those who think they can hold onto Yamit, all I can say is that peace is more precious than anything in the world, and in order for there to be peace, we must honor our commitments."

—Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Just south of Gaza on the highway to El Arish is the turnoff to Yamit. A long line of cars, full of sightseeing Israelis, is halted by a roadside stand where Israeli youngsters are handing out leaflets and soliciting signatures for a petition supporting a group called the Movement to Halt the Withdrawal. Afterward the youngsters paste...

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