Its area of operation is the Gaza Strip and the area surrounding it. The division's commander is Brigadier-General Eliezer Toledano. The Gaza Division had been entrusted with the safety and security of Jewish settlers in the Gaza Strip after the Six-Day War in times of peace and armed conflict. In August , the division, along with the rest of the IDF, officially ended its presence in the Gaza Strip as part of Israel's unilateral disengagement plan when Jewish settlements were dismantled.
Governance of the Gaza Strip
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IDF's Gaza Division Chief Says Hamas Behind Violent Border Protests
A March, draft of the IDF operational plans to expel the Jewish communities of the Gaza Strip caalled "Operation Eshel Tz'chiach ", or, "Parched Tamarisk", detailed all military and logistical aspects of the expulsion, including psychological warfare to maximize the shock of surprise and neutralize resident's resistance. Arutz Sheva is explicitly mentioned in the IDF document as an information outlet necessary to jam, to prevent accurate information from reaching evacuees: "If necessary, the Communications Corps will jam the cellular phone networks in the entire Gaza Strip and nearby area. It is necessary to prevent in any way possible pirate radio broadcasts from the Arutz Sheva ship or similar ones, and to locate immediately illegal transmitters operating throughout Israel and the territories.
Palestinian women in the Gaza Strip live in difficult conditions as a result of the deteriorating internal political, economic, and social conditions under the offenses of the ongoing occupation, the Palestinian division, and the imposed siege on the Gaza Strip. Living conditions under occupation are exacerbated for women under the prevailing patriarchal culture and the Palestinian laws that leave women exposed to violence and discrimination. In , the Israeli occupation imposed a crippling siege on the Gaza Strip as a collective punishment for civilians after Hamas won the legislative elections, which constitutes a violation of all international treaties and conventions and which is still in force 14 years later. The siege coincided with the Palestinian political division between the West Bank and the Gaza Strip that took place on 14 June