2011.12 The U.N. Vote on Palestine

Gilad Schalit Released

Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Does he not leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home.
~ Luke 15:4-6

The holiday of Sukkot is referred to as “the time of our joy” and this year in particular the whole country came together to rejoice during Sukkot. On October 18th nearly every Israeli had the TV on – employers even brought TVs to work so that employees could watch together – to get the first glimpse of captive IDF soldier Gilad Schalit who had been held in captivity for over five years by Hamas. Schalit was released in a historic, though unsettling, prisoner exchange: Israel agreed to release…[Download to read more]

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