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Gilad Shalit Release - First Step in the Long Road to Peace?

2 Comments | Posted 18 October 2011 | 01:00:00 (EST)

The commandment (Mitzvah) of redeeming prisoners (Pidyon Shvium) is not only a Talmudic, but also a moral and practical vow which consecutive Israeli governments have made to serving soldiers and their families since her early days of independence.

The release of Gilad Shalit will bring to an end one...

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The Middle East is in its Most Unstable Phase Ever

Posted 19 August 2011 | 13:09:14 (EST)

For a short while it seemed that for once that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was almost fading away from Middle Eastern political centre stage. This illusive calm has had a harsh awakening yesterday in a series of deadly attacks which claimed the lives of 8 Israelis and injuring scores. This was...

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