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        9/27/2011, Elul 28, 5771

      Ostrovsky to be Released by Wednesday


      The Honenu legal-aid organization reached an agreement with the police department's  International Crimes Investigation Unit, Tuesday morning, under which Alex Ostrovsky of the Samarian (Shomron) Jewish community of Eli will be released by noon on Wednesday, barring dramatic developments in the investigation into vandalism at the Binyamin Brigade's headquarters, next to Beit El.

      Police had sought to hold Ostrovsky an additional week. He has maintained, since his arrest last week, that he is innocent. The vandalism took place following the government's demolition of homes in the Binyamin-region hilltop community of Migron.