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  Cheshvan 19, 5769 , 17/11/08

Israel to Free 250 Fatah Terrorists in December

Israel will release 250 Arab terrorists from PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah organization next month in time for the Muslem Id al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice.

PM Olmert told Abbas this at their meeting in the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem Monday afternoon.

The feast marks Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as commanded by G-d and related in the Bible. Islam and Judaism disagree over which of his sons was to be slaughtered.

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