Daily Archives: 18 October 2011

Some religious perspectives on the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange

As I wrote in my earlier post, and in my other posts about the “Shalit deal” as the prisoner exchange has come to be known in Israel, views are split as to the wisdom and even the legality of releasing … Continue reading

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WELCOME HOME GILAD!

ברוך הטוב והמטיב Blessed is G-d who is good and who does good That is the traditional Jewish blessing on hearing good news.  How long we have waited until we have been able to write such a wonderful heading. Gilad … Continue reading

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