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  • Memoir highlights unlikely role in Gilad Shalit saga

    By Ryan Torok

    December 4, 2013 | 4:44 pm

    Less than one year before Gilad Shalit’s 2006 abduction-heard-round-the-world, another, less infamous tragedy set events in motion that ultimately aided in the Israeli soldier’s release.

    In September 2005, a relative of Gershon Baskin, founder and then-co-CEO of the...

  • Israeli peace activist says Hamas’ Jabari received truce document—and Israel knew

    November 15, 2012 | 9:00 am

    Israeli peace activist Gershon Baskin said that hours before Israel assassinated Ahmed Jabari, the Hamas military leader received a draft of a permanent truce agreement with Israel.

    The draft also included mechanisms for maintaining a cease-fire during upticks in rocket fire...