Galit Popok [female] was married to Rama Kadara, a Palestinian from
Jewish town next to Nazareth]. Then Rama couldn't get Israeli
citizenship [naturally…]. They moved to Gaza. Then 2.5 yr ago Popok
came back to Israel
with 3 of their children [and the expectation that the family would be reunited]. She kept in touch with Rama. During
Operation Cast Lead his father called her to tell her that Rama was killed after
venturing out of his home to bring food for his daughters. "Since then
I'm depressed, collapsing" says Popok. "My husband agreed for me to
take the daughters back only if he's able to go back to Israel. He
said: 'Do everything to get us out of here.'"
father now objects to returning the daughters to their mother.
According to Popok, she has a court order to return them, but the army
or the Knesset have no answer for her. "My daughters tell me that they want their mother" [etc.] Popok wants
to go into Gaza and bring the children by force. "There is no other
way. My oldest daughter is depressed, their situation is very hard".