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Who sets the captive free: Gilad Shalit’s release in Gaza

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | October 20, 2011

Looking at the pictures of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit being released from six years of captivity under the Hamas regime in Gaza, and the scenes of scores of Palestinian fighters being released from prisons in Israel, I could not help but think of the verse in the traditional Jewish morning prayers, the Amidah, in which … Continue reading »