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During the 2008-09 bombardment of Gaza, known as Operation Cast Lead, Israeli bombing and shelling destroyed farmland and compromised the food supply. A section of…View More My Grandfather Bought a Home in Gaza With His Savings. An Israeli Airstrike Destroyed It.
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