Tag Archives: Gilad Shalit

The Gilad Shalit deal: details and update

My previous post about the upcoming release of Gilad Shalit has been keeping me very occupied. Thank you everyone for your interesting comments and the earnest exchange of views.  This deal is so controversial and yet so desired by so … Continue reading

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Is Gilad Shalit about to be released?

I hardly dare type the words for fear of bringing the ayin hara (evil eye) down on the whole deal. Is the Shalit deal within grasp? Saudi Arabia’s Al-Arabiya TV reported Tuesday that Egypt has made a breakthrough in its … Continue reading

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To ransom or not to ransom?

A very incisive and thought-provoking essay is published in Jewish Ideas Daily.  It details the history of kidnappings by the PLO – starting in the mid-1960s and continuing until today with the abduction of Gilad Shalit.  The essay discusses the … Continue reading

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