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Naama Issachar lights Shabbat candles: 'I haven't forgotten'

Israeli woman recently released from Russian prison has been careful to light Shabbat candles every week since she was sentenced.

Naama Issachar lights Shabbat candles: 'I haven't forgotten'

Naama Issachar writes 'apolitical' thank you post, leaves Netanyahu off the list

Naama Issachar’s mother apologizes for her daughter leaving Netanyahu off list of thank yous to over 80 organizations.

Naama Issachar leaves Netanyahu off list of thank yous

Naama Issachar: I was convicted despite being innocent

Israeli-American woman pardoned by Russian president after being convicted of drug smuggling to appeal conviction to EU human rights court.

Naama Issachar: I was convicted despite being innocent

Leah Goldin: Netanyahu did not make an effort for us like he did for Naama Issachar'

Mother of IDF soldier whose body is being held by Hamas criticizes Netanyahu's failure in bringing her son's body for burial.

'Netanyahu did not try as hard as he did in Issachar's case'

'Netanyahu ignores Hadar despite our outcry'

Brother of Hadar Goldin criticizes PM: Netanyahu sent my brother to the battlefield and is now blatantly ignoring him.

'Netanyahu ignores Hadar despite our outcry'

ANALYSIS: Three historic events for Israel in one week

Three triumphs for Israel - and Netanyahu - mark a historic week for the Jewish state, and one key defeat for the Palestinian Authority.

ANALYSIS: Three historic events for Israel in one week

After being pardoned by Putin, Naama Issachar returns to Israel

After nearly 10 months jailed in Russia, Israeli-American woman returns to Israel on flight with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Naama Issachar returns to Israelplayer

Naama Issachar boards PM's plane

Journalists moved to tears: 'It feels like we're bringing back the hostages from Entebbe.'

Naama Issachar boards PM's planeplayer

Netanyahu thanks Putin for 'Naama's quick pardon'

Prime Minister meets Russian President who signed Naama Issachar's pardon request, expected to return with Netanyahu on his plane to Israel.

Netanyahu thanks Putin for 'Naama's quick pardon'player

Naama Issachar released from prison

After 10 months in prison, Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia released. She will return to Israel on PM's plane.

Naama Issachar released from prisonplayer

Yaffa Issachar: This is the moment I've waited a year for

Mother of Israeli woman pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin does not wish for anyone to go through what she went through.

Yaffa Issachar: This is the moment I've waited a year for

Putin pardons Naama Issachar

Israeli woman held in Russian prison to return home with Prime Minister Netanyahu tomorrow.

Putin pardons Naama Issachar

'Release of Naama Issachar: A gift to Netanyahu'

Senior official says Russia is not releasing Israeli woman in return for any Israeli gestures.

'Release of Naama Issachar: A gift to Netanyahu'

Netanyahu to fly to Russia, ahead of Naama Issachar's likely release

Prime Minister to make trip to Moscow before returning home from Washington visit, is expected to bring Naama Issachar with him.

Netanyahu to fly to Russia, ahead of Naama Issachar's release

Moscow governor backs pardon for Naama Issachar

Governor of Moscow Oblast signs pardon for Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia, sending the request to Vladimir Putin for final approval

Moscow governor backs pardon for Naama Issachar

Russian parole commission recommends pardon for Israeli-American Naama Issachar

Jailed Israeli-American Naama Issachar scores win in bid for release, as Russian commission votes unanimously to back her pardon request.

Russian commission recommends pardon for Naama Issachar

Russian committee to consider Naama Issachar's pardon request Monday

This afternoon, Russian committee slated to hold hearing on Israeli-American woman's request for presidential pardon.

Russian committee to consider Naama Issachar's pardon request

Jailed Israeli-American Naama Issachar formally requests presidential pardon from Putin

Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia for carrying marijuana in her bag during layover asks President Putin for pardon.

Jailed Israeli-American Naama Issachar asks Putin for pardon

Naama Issachar: I believe Putin, there is hope

Israeli woman imprisoned in Moscow meets Russian Human Rights Commissioner.

Naama Issachar: I believe Putin, there is hope

Yaffa Issachar to Putin: I beg you, return Naama

Russian President promises mother of imprisoned Israeli woman Russian Human Rights chieft will visit her daughter today.

Yaffa Issachar to Putin: I beg you, return Naama

Putin to meet mother of imprisoned Israeli woman tomorrow

Russian President to meet mother of Israeli woman sentenced to 7.5 years in prison for carrying cannabis at Moscow airport.

Putin to meet Naama Issachar's mother tomorrow

Israel to hand over sovereignty and possibly prisoners to free Naama Issachar

PM Netanyahu has been pressuring Pres. Putin to release a drug-carrying Israeli backpacker - and Putin may agree. But at what cost?

This is the price Israel will pay to free Naama Issachar

Naama Issachar: Touching that so many people pray for me

The Israeli who is imprisoned in Russia excited to receive letter from the activists pushing for her release.

Naama Issachar: Touching that so many people pray for me

Netanyahu on Putin meeting: Hoping for good news

PM to meet Russian president Thursday, will discuss possible release of Israeli woman held in Russian prison.

Netanyahu on Putin meeting: Hoping for good news

Kremlin: Putin to discuss Naama Issachar case with Netanyahu

'This issue likely to come up during Putin's close contacts with Netanyahu,' Kremlin Spokesman notes, declining to provide details.

Kremlin: Putin to discuss Naama Issachar case with Netanyahu

Naama Issachar's mother meets Netanyahu

Mother of Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia meets PM upon returning to Israel to discuss efforts to free her daughter.

Naama Issachar's mother meets Netanyahu

Naama Issachar's mother: Stop the planned protests, this is a sensitive time

Naama Issachar's mother thanks supporters but asks them not to protest during the Russian President's visit to Israel.

Naama Issachar's mother: Stop the planned protests

Why Russia's Putin has a soft spot for Israel and Jews

How could Russian President Vladimir Putin's personal feelings towards Israel - and the Jews - impact Russian policy on key issues?

Why Russia's Putin has a soft spot for Israel and Jews

Naama Issachar's mother lands in Israel, hopeful that Putin will release her daughter

Mother of American-Israeli woman jailed in Russia returns to Israel, hopeful that her daughter will receive presidential pardon.

'We'll know this week if Russia will free my daughter'player

A hint at the future? Naama Issachar's mother to return to Israel

Yaffa Issachar to return to Israel - after promising to remain in Russia until Naama's release.

Naama Issachar's mother to return to Israel

Netanyahu on Naama Issachar: I am much more optimistic

Netanyahu says he spoke with Russian President about Israeli being held in Russia.

Netanyahu on Naama Issachar: I am much more optimistic

Phone call with Putin strengthens PM's optimism on Naama Issachar release

Report comes amid conflicting reports regarding Moscow's intentions vis-à-vis Issachar: 'Conversation was warm, to the point.'

PM call to Putin strengthens optimism on Naama Issachar release

Report: Russia not considering deal to release Naama Issachar early

Russia's Dep. Min. Ivanov says exchange not on the table. 'She was convicted of criminal charges.'

Report: Russia not considering releasing Naama Issachar

Rabbi Amar in letter to Pres. Putin: 'May you have mercy on Naama Issachar and her family'

Rabbi Shlomo Amar sends letter to Russia's Pres. Putin asking him to 'have mercy' and pardon Naama Issachar for possessing marijuana.

Rabbi to Putin: 'May you have mercy on the girl and her family'

Prime Minister pens letter to Naama Issachar: 'Investing relentless efforts for release'

Naama, imprisoned in Russia, receives letter from Prime Minister; says it greatly strengthens her and gives hope.

PM to Naama Issachar: 'Investing relentless efforts for release'

Naama Issachar's mother: I will physically block Putin from entering President's Residence

Yaffa Issachar writes to Rivlin that the state dinner for Putin at the President's Residence is a 'national & personal humiliation.'

Naama Issachar's mother: I will physically block Putin

Russia transfers Naama Issachar back to Moscow prison

Backtracking on move to place Israeli-American woman in remote prison, Russia transfers Naama Issachar back to Moscow.

Russia transfers Naama Issachar back to Moscow prison

Naama Issachar moved to remote prison under poor conditions

Israeli woman held in Russia relocated to new prison with worse conditions, banned from seeing her mother, bringing warm clothes from family

Naama Issachar moved to remote prison under poor conditions

Naama Issachar permitted to light Hanukkah candle in Russian prison

Mother of Israeli imprisoned in Russia says daughter fought for right to light Hanukkah candles in prison.

Naama lights Hanukkah candle in Russian prison

Netanyahu speaks with Putin about imprisoned Israeli woman

PM, Russian President discuss Iran, Syria. Netanyahu requests release of Naama Issachar.

Netanyahu speaks with Putin about Naama Issachar