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  • Israeli defense official: ‘Shocking dictatorship’ has grown in Egypt

    November 2, 2012 | 9:07 am

    Amos Gilad, an Israeli defense official, said that “a shocking dictatorship has grown in Egypt,” according to reports in Israeli media.

    Gilad, a department director at the Ministry of Defence, reportedly told students in Herzliya that Israel and Egypt “are not talking” to each...

  • The complexity of the “Gilad Shalit” issue

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 24, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Gilad Shalit is one of the most sensitive topics in the Israeli discussion. It is the one thing we all agree on, but also one of the many things we have a disagreement on. The only problem is, it is very hard to disagree on such a delicate issue.


    The moment he was taken, there...

  • Israel and the world Pt. 6- weekly news from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 21, 2012 | 11:05 am

    • Tel-Aviv is known to be one of the Gay friendliest places on earth. The Gay pride week, which will take place in the first week of June, has a tourist arrival estimation of 20 thousand people, and the preparations are at their prime. As rainbow colored flags will decorate the...

  • My thanks to the Academy

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 11, 2012 | 11:44 am

    I love Oscar week. There is something about it that makes me wake up with a smile on my face and carry that feeling with me until I fall asleep.

    Usually I am more of an Emmy kind of girl, but the past couple of years, I just get so excited once the Academy Awards nominees are...

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  • Letters to the Editor: UN vote, Occupy Wall Street, Gilad Shalit

    October 19, 2011 | 6:59 pm

    Our Role in the UN Vote

    Your “You and the UN” editorial is a refreshing voice amid the handwringing anguish over the Palestinian U.N. action (Oct. 14). Gidi Grinstein is correct that the U.N. action is an opportunity to move forward; to not stay buried in “my way or the...

  • Hamas report: Hamas releases Israeli soldier in prisoner swap

    October 18, 2011 | 12:36 am

    Gaza’s Hamas Islamist rulers released captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit on Tuesday in return for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, a Hamas military source said, in a deal ending a saga that has gripped Israel for five years.

    The source said Shalit, 25, was taken across the...

  • Report: Shalit swap to get underway Tuesday

    October 13, 2011 | 11:25 am

    Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will be freed from five years of captivity in the Gaza Strip sometime next week in exchange for the release of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.

    The swap is expected to take place on Egyptian territory at locations somewhere in the...

  • Shalit family to PM: Your refusal to free Gilad signs his death sentence

    April 21, 2011 | 10:20 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s refusal to strike a deal that would secure the release of Gilad Shalit is equivalent to signing the abducted Israeli soldier’s death sentence, a missive from the Shalit family said on Thursday.

    Writing in an open letter to Netanyahu on Thursday,...

  • Shalits reveal content of 2006 letter from Gilad

    September 8, 2009 | 2:15 pm

    The family of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit has allowed public access to a letter he wrote just months after being taken captive by Palestinian militants in 2006.

    The letter was handed over to Israel by Egyptian mediators in October 2006, four months after Shalit was seized in a cross-border raid.

    Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

  • Jewish Agency events mark Shalit birthday

    August 25, 2009 | 5:23 pm

    Events marking the 23rd birthday of abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will be held around the United States on Friday.

    The Jewish Agency for Israel is organizing about a dozen ceremonies to honor the soldier, who was taken captive in a cross-border raid at the Gaza-Israel border...

  • G8 calls for release of Gilad Shalit

    July 9, 2009 | 1:54 pm

    The Group of Eight leading industrialized nations called on Thursday for the immediately release of Gilad Shalit, after Egyptian-brokered talks to secure the kidnapped Israeli soldier’s release had come to a standstill.

    The G8, meeting in Italy, also called for the immediate opening of the Gaza Strip’s border crossings to allow the entry of humanitarian aid, goods and people into the Hamas-ruled territory. The nations added that this move must not compromise Israel’s safety. Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

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