Hundreds of youth to Netanyahu: Don't release terrorists in prisoner swap

Hundreds of youth to Netanyahu: Don't release terrorists in prisoner swap

Some 500 Israeli youth send letter urging PM not to advance a prisoner swap with Hamas that includes the release of terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 2:22 PM
Report: Prisoner swap deal 'still in early stages'

Report: Prisoner swap deal 'still in early stages'

Arab sources say conditions for prisoner exchange between Israel and Hamas have yet to be finalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 9:32 AM
Hamas: No progress in prisoner exchange deal

Hamas: No progress in prisoner exchange deal

Hamas official warns against believing reports in the Israeli media on significant progress in negotiations on prisoner swap.Dalit Halevi, 5/6/2020, 4:38 AM
Hamas demands ventilators in prisoner exchange

Hamas demands ventilators in prisoner exchange

Hamas demanding medical equipment and terrorists in possible agreement with Israel, sources say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2020, 10:32 PM
Father of missing soldier: 'Don't miss this opportunity to bring Israelis home from Gaza'

Father of missing soldier: 'Don't miss this opportunity to bring Israelis home from Gaza'

Simcha Goldin, father of IDF soldier Hadar Goldin, demands Israel insist on release of captives and bodies before giving Hamas corona aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2020, 2:01 PM
​​​​​​​Hamas: Our offer still stands

​​​​​​​Hamas: Our offer still stands

Hamas terror group says 'offer' for Israel to release security prisoners is still on the table.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2020, 1:24 PM
Hamas may agree to deal giving Israel information on Israelis missing in Gaza

Hamas may agree to deal giving Israel information on Israelis missing in Gaza

Hamas may agree to deal seeing Israel receive information on Israelis in Gaza, in exchange for release of 250 terrorists, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2020, 12:38 PM
Hamas considers: Information on prisoners in exchange for prisoners

Hamas considers: Information on prisoners in exchange for prisoners

Hamas may offer information on Israelis held in Gaza if Israel frees convicted terrorists, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2020, 3:07 PM
Bereaved brother: We stopped being silent, we are joining forces

Bereaved brother: We stopped being silent, we are joining forces

Oron Shaul's brother is disappointed with the conduct of the state and the government.Yoni Kempinski, 2/27/2020, 3:35 AM
Ashkelon chimneys lit for the return of the Gaza captives

Ashkelon chimneys lit for the return of the Gaza captives

Video screened on the Ashkelon chimneys showing the photos of Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin and Avera Mengistu.Orli Harari, 2/24/2020, 6:54 AM
Missing soldiers' parents meet German officials in Berlin

Missing soldiers' parents meet German officials in Berlin

President Reuven Rivlin invited parents of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul to join him in Berlin, where they met local officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2020, 12:12 AM
Will Israel hold Gaza infiltrators as negotiating chips?

Will Israel hold Gaza infiltrators as negotiating chips?

DM Bennett may utilize existing law to allow extended imprisonment of Gazan infiltrators in bid to free Israelis held in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2020, 10:33 AM
Will Hamas release Israelis held captive in Gaza?

Will Hamas release Israelis held captive in Gaza?

Kuwaiti newspaper reports progress in deal between Hamas and Israel to release Israeli soldiers, civilians, held by terror group in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 4:09 PM
Foreign Minister: 'Hamas hasn't changed its ideology, it's looking to ease the burden'

Foreign Minister: 'Hamas hasn't changed its ideology, it's looking to ease the burden'

FM Katz explains why Israel wants agreement with Gaza: 'Israel needs to rid ourselves of this absurd responsibility.'103FM, 12/30/2019, 12:28 PM
Mother of missing KIA soldier demands release of terrorists

Mother of missing KIA soldier demands release of terrorists

Mother of IDF soldier Oron Shaul, who kidnapped and killed by Hamas, demands Israel cave to demand to release jailed terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 2:41 PM
"No deal with Gaza unless soldiers' remains are returned"

"No deal with Gaza unless soldiers' remains are returned"

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with families of IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, who were killed and taken captive in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 6:05 PM
Report: Progress in negotiations for prisoners swap with Hamas

Report: Progress in negotiations for prisoners swap with Hamas

Israel negotiating for release of Israeli held in Gaza, report says. Government coordinator: Hamas not allowing progress on issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2019, 7:19 PM
Someone must take responsibility for return of missing soldiers

Someone must take responsibility for return of missing soldiers

Did the negotiator lie to the families of the missing? The PM and security cabinet need to answer some questions. Opinion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 10:23 AM
US envoy asks UN to act to bring back missing Israelis

US envoy asks UN to act to bring back missing Israelis

Jason Greenblatt sends letter to UN, asks body to continue efforts to release Israeli soldiers and civilians being held by Hamas.Ben Ariel, 9/3/2019, 3:04 AM
Parents of KIA soldier meet White House officials

Parents of KIA soldier meet White House officials

Leah and Simcha Goldin, whose son Hadar was killed in Gaza, ask White House officials to step in and help out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2019, 9:58 PM
'Pray up there so that I get Oron back'

'Pray up there so that I get Oron back'

Oron Shaul's mother at her husband's memorial: I thought together we would do everything to bring back Oron, but now I am fighting alone.Hezki Baruch, 8/30/2019, 5:30 AM
Shaul family to Netanyahu: Bring the boys home

Shaul family to Netanyahu: Bring the boys home

Family of soldier Oron Shaul holds march in Tel Aviv to demand the PM bring their son home.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/17/2019, 1:31 AM
Hamas: Real chance to resolve issue of soldiers' bodies

Hamas: Real chance to resolve issue of soldiers' bodies

Hamas spokesman says Israeli government 'lies' about Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, whose bodies the terror group has held for 5 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 10:50 PM
Gantz: 'No Gaza solution without returning Hadar and Oron'

Gantz: 'No Gaza solution without returning Hadar and Oron'

Bereaved father: 'I appreciate Chiefs of Staff and President, but I cannot hear Prime Minister promising same thing five times.'Hezki Baruch, 7/23/2019, 7:35 PM
'We want quiet but prepare for battle'

'We want quiet but prepare for battle'

President and PM participate in annual memorial for Protective Edge fallen. PM: We're committed to bringing back Shaul, Goldin, civilians.Mordechai Sones, 7/23/2019, 7:10 PM
Hamas to release information on soldiers' bodies

Hamas to release information on soldiers' bodies

Terror group which rules Gaza to air broadcast on Israelis it holds captive close to PM Netanyahu's speech on anniversary of 2014 war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 6:48 PM
'We do not have the courage to be angry at the State of Israel'

'We do not have the courage to be angry at the State of Israel'

Special ceremony held in Jerusalem marking five years since two soldiers and two civilians were taken captive in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 7/22/2019, 3:04 AM
Hamas TV: Agreement with Israel includes prisoner swap

Hamas TV: Agreement with Israel includes prisoner swap

Hamas TV claims soon-to-be-signed agreement includes prisoners swap. Goldin family: We haven't heard that.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 8:48 AM
'I don't have much time left: I want to know where my son is'

'I don't have much time left: I want to know where my son is'

Mother of Oron Shaul, whose body has been held by Hamas for over 4 years, blames those seeking the premiership for failure to bring him homeArutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 10:55 AM
'No politician can wave the flag'

'No politician can wave the flag'

Professor Simcha Goldin, father of Lt. Goldin, attacks the entire political system for not returning kidnapped soldiers and civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2019, 8:30 AM
Hadar Goldin's father says army could have returned son

Hadar Goldin's father says army could have returned son

Uvda Investigative Channel releases video of soldiers who had gone after terrorists in tunnels attempting to get Hadar back.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2019, 10:55 AM
'Our faith in the government has been shattered'

'Our faith in the government has been shattered'

Father of fallen IDF soldier says government broke the 'covenant' between army and soldiers by failing to return his son's remains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 7:30 PM
Will Trump pressure Hamas to return fallen IDF soldiers?

Will Trump pressure Hamas to return fallen IDF soldiers?

Bereaved families of fallen IDF soldiers petition White House to pressure Hamas to return soldiers' remains for burial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2018, 1:51 PM
Israel denies deal reached with Hamas to return MIAs

Israel denies deal reached with Hamas to return MIAs

Senior source says reports Israel and Hamas reach deal to return missing soldiers untrue.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 7:30 PM
'It's possible to bring back the soldiers' bodies within a week'

'It's possible to bring back the soldiers' bodies within a week'

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot tells Goldin family that political echelon can get back bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul if it desired.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2018, 7:39 PM
Official denies report Norway to mediate between Israel, Hamas

Official denies report Norway to mediate between Israel, Hamas

Lebanese newspaper reports Norwegian emissary began mediation between Israel and Hamas in attempt to secure agreement to return KIA bodies.Mordechai Sones, 10/1/2018, 9:11 PM
Watch: Christians pray for return of slain IDF soldiers

Watch: Christians pray for return of slain IDF soldiers

Churches and Christian organizations around world join international initiative ahead of UN General Assembly opening session.Yoni Kempinski, 9/24/2018, 10:28 PM
'Israel made a mistake in handling Gaza captives'

'Israel made a mistake in handling Gaza captives'

Former coordinator for captives and missing persons says Israel should've conditioned end of 2014 fighting on the release of the captives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 5:14 AM
Oron Shaul's brother joins the IDF

Oron Shaul's brother joins the IDF

Brother of Golani soldier whose body is held by Hamas terror group drafts into the IDF as a fitness instructor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 11:11 AM
General: Government acting wisely in Gaza

General: Government acting wisely in Gaza

Brigadier General (res.) Kahalani says politicians should not make military promises that could change when they come into power.Eliran Aharon, 8/31/2018, 11:53 AM
'One of the more heroic battles in Israel'

'One of the more heroic battles in Israel'

Former Defense Minister Amir Peretz demands that the government work to bring back the bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2018, 4:38 AM
'Liberman, bring back the boys'

'Liberman, bring back the boys'

MK Oren Hazan criticizes Defense Minister over failure to bring back bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2018, 2:06 AM
1,460 Golani and Givati berets in front of 'Hakirya'

1,460 Golani and Givati berets in front of 'Hakirya'

On 'Protective Edge' 4th anniversary, 1,460 Golani and Givati berets hung for return of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul opposite army HQ.Yoni Kempinski, 8/26/2018, 1:41 PM
Rivlin to Bolton: Don't forget Hadar and Oron

Rivlin to Bolton: Don't forget Hadar and Oron

Israeli President meets US National Security Advisor, asks him to ensure return of all Israelis held by Hamas in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 7:09 PM
Report: Israel to demand information on Hamas-held prisoners

Report: Israel to demand information on Hamas-held prisoners

Israel will not lift blockade without word on Hamas captives, including IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, Arab sources report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2018, 10:48 AM
Cabinet meets to discuss Hamas-Israel deal

Cabinet meets to discuss Hamas-Israel deal

Families of killed soldiers and captive Israelis protest any deal not including their returnEliran Aharon, 8/5/2018, 6:28 PM
Bring them home

Bring them home

It is four years since Operation Protective Edge and Oron and Hadar are still not home. The remains of US soldiers who fell in Korea are on their way home after 70 years. Larry Gordon, 8/5/2018, 5:33 PM
MIA's family furious over understandings with Hamas

MIA's family furious over understandings with Hamas

Family of Oron Shaul warns Prime Minister over truce arrangement that leaves out MIAs, says it will backfire.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2018, 4:13 PM
Mother's open letter to UN Middle East Coordinator

Mother's open letter to UN Middle East Coordinator

Mother of murdered soldier whose body has been held by Hamas since 2014 demands UN coordinator insist Hamas release her son's body.Dr. Leah Goldin, 8/1/2018, 9:45 AM
'Condition humanitarian aid for Gaza on soldiers' return'

'Condition humanitarian aid for Gaza on soldiers' return'

Leah Goldin, mother of Hadar Goldin, says aid to Gaza should be conditioned on Hamas returning her son and IDF soldier Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 7/31/2018, 4:38 AM
Leading halakhic authority against the Supreme Court

Leading halakhic authority against the Supreme Court

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel: 'In war the rules of justice are different - especially when it comes to a cruel enemy.'Uzi Baruch, 7/12/2018, 12:02 PM
Fmr. Canada Justice Minister addresses Knesset cmtte on KIAs

Fmr. Canada Justice Minister addresses Knesset cmtte on KIAs

Prof Irwin Cotler: 'For four years there have been continual, standing violations of international humanitarian law.'Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 7:02 PM
Take negotiating lessons from Abbas

Take negotiating lessons from Abbas

Mother of missing IDF soldier Hadar Goldin points out that PA sets preconditions for negotiating - but Israel does not.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 4:21 PM
Justice Minister: An opportunity to bring our soldiers home

Justice Minister: An opportunity to bring our soldiers home

Justice Minister Shaked says Israel won't release recaptured 'Shalit deal' terrorists as precondition to return of IDF soldiers, civilians.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 12:26 PM
MIAs families' letters given to the Pope

MIAs families' letters given to the Pope

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay meets Pope Francis, discusses Middle East and the ways to promote peace.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 5:43 AM
'Protective Edge isn't over'

'Protective Edge isn't over'

Bereaved families hold solidarity and support event with Shaul and Goldin families, fighting to bring sons back from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 8:52 PM
National Union: We need to be victorious in Gaza

National Union: We need to be victorious in Gaza

Young activists arrange protest, push Israeli solidarity to bring missing IDF soldiers home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 3:23 PM