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  • $5 Million for Gilad Shalit [VIDEO]

    By Rob Eshman

    June 24, 2010 | 6:31 pm

    Nothing the Israeli government has done has freed Gilad Shalit. 

    Rabbi Shmuelly Hecht thinks he can help.

    Things go down better with honey than with vinegar, and the Yale University-based rabbi has a very sweet deal for the residents of Gaza: help free the captured Israeli...

  • Viewing the truce from many sides

    By Leslie Susser

    June 23, 2008 | 9:47 pm

    JERUSALEM (JTA)—Israeli strategic thinkers are deeply divided over the implications of the truce between Israel and the Gaza-based Hamas fundamentalists. But whatever their perspective, most agree that it could have a profound impact on the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations.

  • Now that there’s a truce, what about Gilad Shalit?

    By Roy Eitan

    June 23, 2008 | 8:02 pm

    JERUSALEM (JTA) – The Hamas-Israel cease-fire’s fiercest critics are those some expected to be its greatest beneficiaries: the parents of captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

    Having pursued a largely low-key campaign for the liberation of their son since he was abducted by...