The Zionist Federation of the United Kingdom released a statement on Tuesday welcoming the release of kidnapped solider Gilad Schalit.
"Israel values all life as precious and has shown this with the news that it has agreed to the release of a thousand convicted Palestinians for the safe return of Gilad Schalit," the statement read.
"Gilad’s captivity has been in the hearts and minds of every Israeli citizen and supporter around the world," the statement continued.
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