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Posts For: October 18, 2011

Gilad Shalit is Home

Gilad Shalit, captive of Hamas for five years, finally returned home today. Israel released the first video of the homecoming we all prayed for:

The Telegraph followed this story live, and has a great rundown of the details. Today Israel will celebrate, but Gilad’s return also carries an undertone of sadness and sacrifice. As he stepped onto Israeli soil, buses full of freed terrorists and murderers entered the Gaza Strip, to massive crowds of cheering Hamas supporters.

Gilad Shalit, captive of Hamas for five years, finally returned home today. Israel released the first video of the homecoming we all prayed for:

The Telegraph followed this story live, and has a great rundown of the details. Today Israel will celebrate, but Gilad’s return also carries an undertone of sadness and sacrifice. As he stepped onto Israeli soil, buses full of freed terrorists and murderers entered the Gaza Strip, to massive crowds of cheering Hamas supporters.

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