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  3/11/2013, Adar 29, 5773

Gilad Schalit: Sign Pollard Petition

Gil'ad Schalit, who spent more than five years as a Hamas captive, called on Israelis, Monday, to join him in signing a petition for the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been behind bars since a few months before Schalit was born, for passing classified information from the United States to Israel. Writing on his Facebook page, Schalit said, "Freedom is a gift and a great privilege." Referring to petition's on his own behalf, Schalit continued, "Thanks to all who did it for me. Now please join the saving of Pollard."

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