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Former IDF soldier captured and held by Hamas in Gaza from 2006-2011
When one Israeli became worth 1,027 Palestinian prisoners.
In the photos, Schalit can be seen in his cell and out of it, including in the company of his captors.
Yaron Blum, charged with returning Israelis captive in Gaza, told the Knesset that there will be no further prisoner exchanges with Hamas.
Strategic affairs minister says past Israeli withdrawals showed no security arrangement can guarantee Israel's safety.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
American Jewish umbrella group ask US President Obama to release the Israeli agent during the holiday season.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
IPS frees Samer Issawi who fasted for 266 days while serving sentence for violating terms of patrol for prior arrest.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, BEN HARTMAN
You can be just another prime minister who did what every other prime minister has done before him. Or you can be a prime minister that stood on principles and courageously applied them.
By DAN ILLOUZ
Panel recommended gov't should avoid large-scale swaps such as the 1,027 Palestinian prisoners exchanged for Gilad Schalit.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Appeal seeks to overturn Supreme Court decision upholding ban of higher education for security prisoners.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
In this excerpt from ‘The Negotiator,’ Gershon Baskin describes some
of his behind-the-scenes efforts to secure Gilad Schalit’s release.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Hamas PM Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza marks two-year anniversary of Schalit swap with speech urging Abbas to halt peace talks.
By YASSER OKBI, KHALED ABU TOAMEH, JPOST.COM STAFF
Hamas freed Schalit in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel for terrorist offenses.
Failure to reach an agreement is not in the interest of either side and the consequences of failure or likely to be quite negative.
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