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  • Shas lawmaker chides Shalit for his Shabbat at the beach

    November 3, 2011 | 11:21 am

    A lawmaker from the haredi Orthodox Shas Party said Gilad Shalit should have spent his first Shabbat of freedom not at the beach but praying in synagogue.

    Meshulam Nahari also said during a Shas convention this week that the 25-year-old soldier should have recited the benediction of...

  • Shalits trying to adjust to new normal

    October 24, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    A week after Gilad Shalit returned to Israel after being held in captivity for more than five years in Gaza, things were getting back to normal at the Shalit family home—sort of.

    The Israel Police said they would remove a barrier placed in front of the family’s house in Mitzpe...

  • Israel, Hamas reach Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange deal, officials say

    October 11, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    Israel and Hamas reached a prisoner exchange deal that will secure the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, officials at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said on Tuesday.

    Officials in the Prime Minister’s Office said that “a brief window of...

  • Egypt extends detention of American-Israeli Ilan Grapel

    September 14, 2011 | 11:12 am

    Egypt reportedly has extended by 45 more days its detention of Ilan Grapel, the dual U.S.-Israeli citizen arrested in Egypt on spying charges.

    The remand of Grapel, 27, who was arrested in June on suspicion of being a member of Israel’s Mossad spy agency, was reported Wednesday by...

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  • Hamas founder, father of Israel spy, released from Israeli prison

    August 4, 2011 | 11:13 am

    Israel released from prison one of the founders of Hamas, who had been imprisoned for five years for terrorist activities.

    Sheik Hassan Yousef, one of Hamas’ most prominent figures in the West Bank, was released Thursday along with 200 Palestinian prisoners as a gesture in honor...

  • Jonathan Pollard has “urgent” surgery

    August 2, 2011 | 10:54 am

    Convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard was taken to a civilian hospital to undergo surgery.

    Pollard has been in poor health, including deterioration in his kidney problems. His wife, Esther, had come from Israel to North Carolina to visit him before what has been described as...

  • Israel accepts terms of German deal for Shalit

    June 26, 2011 | 10:06 pm

    Efforts are intensifying for the release of Israeli hostage Gilad Shalit on the fifth anniversary of his capture by the terrorist organization Hamas.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Israel had accepted a German-mediated deal for Shalit’s release, and was awaiting...

  • Hamas says video will prove Gilad Shalit alive and well

    September 30, 2009 | 12:40 pm

    A senior Hamas official said on Wednesday that a video to be released Friday will prove that abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit is alive and well.

    Musa Abu-Marzouk said that the video, to be given to Israel in exchange for the release of 20 female Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, will also include proof that it was filmed recently.

    Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

  • 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...

  • Europeans: Gilad Shalit transfer to Egypt imminent

    June 25, 2009 | 2:59 pm

    European diplomatic sources said Thursday that kidnapped Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit will be transferred to Egypt in the coming hours or coming days.

    This information has yet to be confirmed by Israeli officials.

    According to the European sources, Shalit’s transfer is the first stage of an agreement between the various Palestinian factions, assisted by Egyptian mediation and done in coordination with the United States and with the support of Syria. Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

  • Get out of jail free

    By Steve Greenberg

    July 31, 2008 | 2:06 am

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  • Candles in the wind

    By Steve Greenberg

    July 24, 2008 | 3:05 am

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  • Prisoners’ Release Faces Hurdle

    By Leslie Susser

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Seldom can Israeli Cabinet ministers have faced a more acute moral and political dilemma than the current prisoner exchange deal with Hezbollah.

    That proposal, which the 23-member Cabinet approved Sunday by a one-vote margin, forced ministers to weigh the conflicting interests of...

  • Why Jonathan Pollard is Still in Prison

    By Edwin Black

    July 4, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On January 7, 2002, former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived without fanfare at the Federal Correction Center in Butner, North Carolina to visit America's most controversial Jewish prisoner. Now serving his 17th year of incarceration Jonathan Jay Pollard, prisoner...

  • Healing the World

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 26, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    As a child, Mimi Leder used to ask about the faded blue numbers on her mother's arm. "It's just a tattoo," her mother, Etyl, a classical pianist, would say. "I was 10 before she told me the truth, and to be honest, that was not old enough," the director recalls.

    When Etyl was 16,...

  • Survivors of Forced Labor Deserve Tax-Free Reparations

    By Antonio R

    September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The horrific racial persecution of the Holocaust is all too familiar to us. That dark period in history was marked by the brutal deaths of millions of innocent people and also involved the virtual enslavement of more than 10 million foreign laborers in Germany.

    During World War II,...

  • Israeli Vice

    By Eric Silver

    March 19, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    The young Lithuanian woman in the prison libraryhas the narrow chest, hunched shoulders and wary eyes of someone whohas known poverty and is not sure where the next blow is coming from.She talks to reporters to convince herself that she was not aprostitute, not one by choice anyway.

    ...

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