Grains of Sand: The Fall of Neve Dekalim tells the story of Efrat, a teenage girl living in Neve Dekalim, one of the Jewish settlements of Gush Katif. The residents of this community in Gaza were forced to evacuate their homes and communities in August 2005 as part of Israel’s disengagement plan.
The disengagement from Gaza was a politically and socially complicated issue. Many families left voluntarily before the announced date of disengagement, but some stayed and were forcibly removed from their homes. Shifra Shomron’s novel is told by a resident of Gush Katif whose family chose not to leave voluntarily.
- Paperback: 185 pages
- Author: Shifra Shomron
- ISBN-13: 978-9657344194