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Fatah Prisoner Release Dec 18 in Shalit Deal Part II

Hundreds of imprisoned Palestinian Authority terrorists are to be freed later this month in stage two of the Shalit prisoner exchange deal.Chana Ya'ar, 12/8/2011, 11:06 AM

Tribute Song for Gilad Shalit - Mafteach Soul

Vocal group Mafteach Soul releases tribute Song for Gilad Shalit.Ben Bresky, 10/31/2011, 1:46 AM

Shalit Freed on Same Day Written on Rebbe’s ‘Miracle Dollar’

The late Lubavitch Rebbe wrote Tishrei 20 on a dollar that ended up in the hands of the Shalit family. Gilad was freed on the same date.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/26/2011, 9:14 AM

Israeli Terror Victim: I Feel Betrayed Today

Israeli terror victims, Eliad Moreh and Alan Bauer angered and frustrated with Shalit prisoners release deal. Anav Silverman, 10/18/2011, 11:23 PM

Israel Will Find It More Difficult to Justify Ban on Hamas

The Shalit deal is a diplomatic disaster. It revives the Hamas which is being compared to the now accepted IRA.Amiel Ungar, 10/18/2011, 4:37 PM

Former Israeli POW: I Started to Believe in G-d

Amos Levitov, an Israeli navigator during the War of Attrition explains what kept him going during his captivity. Anav Silverman, 10/17/2011, 10:31 AM

Killers of Shin Bet Officer and Teenage Girl to be Released

Killers of 15-year old Helena Rapp and security officer Noam Cohen to be releasedAnav Silverman, 10/17/2011, 9:24 AM

Zionist 'Flotilla' for Schalit, Pollard

Zionist youth created a “blue and white” flotilla in protest of pro-Hamas flotillas, and in favor of Schalit and Pollard.Maayana Miskin, Yoni Kempinski, 8/14/2011, 8:23 PM

PMO Security Searches Schalit Tent

Security officers from the Prime Minister's Office conducted a search of the Schalit family protest tent.Gabe Kahn., 7/22/2011, 9:09 AM

No Punishment for Terrorist who Leaked Shalit Deal Details

A terrorist who leaked information about the Shalit trade failure will not be punished, since prison authorities do not know who he is.Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2011, 1:15 AM

'It's Never Too Late for Military Option'

Israel still has time to stop negotiate with terrorists for Shalit's freedom and start using military means, says former senior commander.Maayana Miskin, 7/10/2011, 7:57 PM

Barak Suspends Netanyahu’s Plan to Return Bodies of Terrorists

Barak suspends Netanyahu’s order to transfer 84 bodies of terrorists to the Palestinian Authority because the move might hurt freeng Schalit.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/5/2011, 8:56 AM

Time to Change the Rules on Shalit, Father of Terror Victim Says

Israel should tell Hamas "One for one for Shalit, and that's it, even if the terrorist traded is my daughter's murderer", says Ron Kehrmann. David Lev, 7/5/2011, 8:37 AM

Hamas Hints at More Kidnappings to Force Shalit Deal

A Hamas-run newspaper hints in a report that PA-based terror groups may kidnap more Israeli soldiers to pressure Israel to release terrorists.Elad Benari, 7/4/2011, 4:12 AM

Bereaved Parents want Terrorists' Information

Parents who lost children to terrorist attacks are calling on PM Netanyahu to answer questions about terrorists up for release.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2011, 9:01 PM

Iran 'Overstating' Its Abilities; Israel Ready

Netanyahu, Peres, Barak tell graduating IAF pilots Iran is overstating its abilities and, while Israel seeks peace, its first priority is security.Gabe Kahn., 7/1/2011, 3:13 AM

Jewish Parliamentarians Visit Knesset, Noam Schalit

The International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians visited the Knesset and Noam Schalit during their consultations.Chana Yaar, Gavriel Queenann & Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2011, 7:51 PM

PA Official Defends Hamas: Another Organization Kidnapped Shalit

PA representative in Belgium: it wasn’t Hamas who kidnapped Gilad Shalit, Israel must release terror prisoners in order to get him back.Elad Benari, 6/29/2011, 4:13 AM

Barak Slams Flotilla Organizers: No Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

Defense Minister Ehud Barak: There is no humanitarian crisis in Gaza, flotilla organizers should focus on ensuring Gilad Shalit’s release.Elad Benari, 6/29/2011, 3:15 AM

PFLP Terror Group Advises: Kidnap Soldiers to Free Terrorists

Kidnapping Israel soldiers is the best way to free Arab terrorists, says the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror group. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/27/2011, 9:53 AM

Hamas Accuses Israel of 'Lies' on Accepting Shalit Deal

The Hamas terrorist rulers of Gaza have accused Israel of “lying” and say there is “nothing new” in a deal on Gilad Shalit.Chana Ya'ar, 6/26/2011, 7:14 PM

Israel Accepts Mediator Deal on Shalit

Israel has accepted a proposal by the German mediator for the freedom of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.Chana Ya'ar, 6/26/2011, 5:36 PM

Shalit in Hamas Hands for Five Years

Five full years have passed since Gilad Shalit’s capture. Israeli media mounts full-court press on Netanyahu.Gil Ronen, 6/26/2011, 12:42 PM

Red Cross: Hamas' Behavior Totally Unacceptable

The Red Cross says Hamas' refusal to grant them access to Gilad Schalit is "totally unacceptable."Gabe Kahn., 6/24/2011, 2:43 PM

Tami Arad Says Make a Deal For Schalit

Missing IAF navigator Ron Arad's wife wrote a letter on the 5th anniversary of Gilad Schalit's kidnapping explaining her support for making a deal.Gabe Kahn., 6/24/2011, 12:45 PM

Netanyahu: "The Party is Over" for Terrorist Prisoners

PM Netanyahu says terror-prisoners will lose privileges beyond strict legal requirements after Hamas rebuffed ICRC. "No more prison doctorates."Gabe Kahn., 6/23/2011, 10:46 PM

Red Cross to Hamas: Prove Shalit is Alive!

Marking the 5th anniversary of Gilad Shalit’s capture by Hamas, the Red Cross has finally called on Hamas to prove that he is still alive.Hillel Fendel, 6/23/2011, 6:35 PM

Hamas Rejects Unprecedented Deal for Schalit

Hamas has rejected an unprecedented deal for Gilad Schalit's freedom, including de facto recognition in Gaza by France and Germany.Gabe Kahn., 6/18/2011, 10:08 PM

Shalit Supporters to Call: Block Money to Gaza

In a protest on Friday, protesters will call on the Israeli government to stop transferring money to Hamas as long as Gilad Shalit is held captive.Elad Benari, 6/7/2011, 4:46 AM

Debate: Release Terrorists for the Sake of One Soldier?

Heads of the Terror Victims Association & the Gilad Shalit Action Committee debate the price for the release of the kidnapped IDF soldier.Elad Benari, 6/7/2011, 4:12 AM

Shalit’s Parents to Sue in France: Our Son Held as Hostage

The parents of Gilad Shalit, changing tactics, plan to file a suit in Paris against Hamas for holding him hostage. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/6/2011, 12:40 PM

Carla Bruni Sends Sara Netanyahu a Note About Gilad Schalit

French First Lady Carla Bruni responded to Sara Netayahu's letter asking for aid in securing Gilad Schalit's release with a note of her own.Gabe Kahn., 6/3/2011, 3:10 PM

Amos Gilad in Cairo to Discuss Gilad Schalit

Maj. General Amos Gilad (res.) made a short trip to Cairo to "discuss the Schalit deal" and other issues affecting Israel-Egypt relations.Gabe Kahn., 6/1/2011, 9:38 PM

Most of Shalit’s Captors Killed in ‘Accidents,’ Says Minister

“Unfortunate accidents” killed most of the terrorists who captured kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit, Homeland Security Minister Matan Vilnai says.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/1/2011, 3:25 PM

Soldiers-to-Be: No Terror Swap for Us

Soldiers-to-be begin five-day march warning against terrorist release. “Do not release terrorists for us,” they tell the government.Maayana Miskin, 5/29/2011, 10:13 PM

Former IDF Chief: 'I Failed' to Find Gilad Shalit

Former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi told an academic audience Wednesday he had “failed” to find kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. Chana Ya'ar, 5/25/2011, 10:23 PM

New Site Features Worldwide Psalms for Schalit’s Freedom

A website for reciting Tehillim (Psalms} for the sick adds a section for prayers to free kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit. Hamas spreads new rumors.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/22/2011, 10:16 AM

French MPs Visit Kidnapped Soldier Shalit’s Parents

French legislators are visiting the parents of Gilad Shalit, who holds French citizenship and has been held hostage by Hamas nearly five years. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/15/2011, 8:35 AM

Terror Victims' Group Take on Shalits After Disruption

Yoel Shalit, brother of Gilad, interrupted the official Independence Day ceremony for fallen soldiers.Gil Ronen, 5/12/2011, 7:52 PM

Schalits Demand Gov't Pressure PA For Gilad's Release

Test case for Abbas? Schalit's parents demand gov't pressure the PA for their son's release following the Fatah-PA unity deal or face a lawsuit. Gabe Kahn., 5/5/2011, 2:16 AM

Mossad's David Meidan Appointed New Shalit Negotiator

David Meidan, who heads a department in the intelligence agency, replaces Haggai Hadas.Gil Ronen, 4/18/2011, 11:24 AM

Almagor Letter: Stop Calling for Release of Terrorists

The Almagor Terror Victims Association writes a letter to officials who called to release terrorists for Gilad Shalit, and asks them to stop.Elad Benari, 4/15/2011, 4:15 AM

Shalit Negotiator Resigns, Citing Family Reasons

Israeli representative Haggai Hadas has resigned from his post as negotiator for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. Chana Ya'ar, 4/14/2011, 11:19 AM

Netanyahu: Deal for Shalit Must Not Endanger Israelis

Netanyahu replies to a news conference by six former defense officials who urged caving in to Hamas demands.Gil Ronen, 4/12/2011, 12:53 PM

'World' is to Blame for Shalit, Says Rav Lau

Rav Yisrael Lau, Rabbi of Tel Aviv, says international bodies and governments host Hamas despite Shalit.Gil Ronen, 4/4/2011, 6:33 PM

Israel Rewards Hamas with Building Material for Schools, Homes

Hamas still holds Gilad Shalit and cancels another ceasefire, but Israel allows transfer of material for Gaza homes and schools.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/4/2011, 10:18 AM

Intel Sources Say Abu Sisi Had Vital Info On Gilad Shalit

Sources: Mossad's kidnap of Dirar Abu Sisi based on belief he was a Hamas insider with vital information on Gilad Shalit's statusGabe Kahn., 3/31/2011, 12:17 AM

Herzog: Israel Must Advance Its Own Peace Initiative

In a meeting with French Ambassador to Israel Christophe Bigot, Welfare Minister Yitzchak Herzog says Israel must advance its own peace plan.Gabe Kahn., 3/30/2011, 10:21 PM

Deputy PM Yaalon: "Skullcaps are a Non-Issue"

Deputy PM and Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Yaalon said the preoccupation with new appointees' religiousness is wrong. Gabe Kahn., 3/30/2011, 7:36 PM

250 Thousand Students Study Torah for Pollard and Shalit

Thousands of students conclude a special Torah study project for Jonathan Pollard and Gilad Shalit. 700 of them gather for an exciting ceremony. Elad Benari, 3/29/2011, 5:04 PM

MKs Visit Hamas Prisoners, Don't Like What They See

MKs visit Hamas prisoners incensed to see "VIP" conditions. Hamas' Mideast leaders gather to discuss Shalit negotiations.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2011, 7:15 PM

Israel Helps Gaza Export Cherry Tomatoes

Israel will assist the Gaza Strip export cherry tomatoes to Europe, while Gilad Shalit is captive and rockets are still being fired into Israel.Elad Benari, 2/28/2011, 3:12 AM

Gilad Shalit's Sister Pained by Ex-General's Lecture

Maj.-Gen. (res.) Stern spoke against proposed Shalit deal but did not know abducted soldier's sister was in the audience.Gil Ronen, 2/22/2011, 3:08 PM

Shalit to Obama: Free Pollard!

Yet another public figure has called on Pres. Obama to act humanely with Jonathan Pollard: Noam Shalit, father of hostage IDF soldier Gilad.Hillel Fendel, 2/21/2011, 3:09 PM

Swastika Attack on Sheikh’s Protest Site for Shalit

Vandals, apparently Bedouins, spray swastikas and a PLO flag on a ‘Free Shalit” protest tent manned by a Bedouin Sheikh near Be’er Sheva.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/7/2011, 12:17 PM

GSS Head: Public Pressure Encouraged Hamas to Keep Shalit

Yuval Diskin, respected chief of Israel’s Security Agency, says the misguided, open-ended public support for Gilad Shalit ended up hurting him.Hillel Fendel, 2/3/2011, 1:07 PM

Egypt Blames Shalit Kidnapper Terrorists for Murder of Copts

Egypt has accused the Al-Qaeda-linked Army of Islam, which helped kidnap Gilad Shalit, with the recent attack outside a Coptic church, killing 23.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/23/2011, 1:53 PM