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Gilad Shalit Prisoner Exchange: One Compromise Too Many

November 3, 2011 by

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On October 18, 2011, Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was finally delivered into the waiting arms of his relieved and long-suffering family after years of terrifying imprisonment. Shalit was captured over five years earlier on June 25, 2006 by notorious Gaza-based terrorist organization Hamas and held in conditions we cannot even begin to fathom – utterly […]

גלעד שליט חוזר הביתה – Gilad Shalit Comes Home

October 18, 2011 by

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Gilad Shalit, the Israel soldier held captive for five years by Hamas, has been freed today in Gaza in return for the release of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. Gilad’s first statements (in an apparently coerced interview by Egyptian media): “Obviously I missed my family a lot and also all my friends. I missed meeting normal […]