Israel must free Jewish terrorists to ‚balance‘ Shalit deal, Israel minister told Netanyahu

13.10.2011                      15.Tischrei. 5772                       Sukkot 1

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Israel must free Jewish terrorists to 'balance' Shalit deal, Israel minister told Netanyahu

Haaretz goes behind the scenes of the stormy cabinet meeting that led to approval of the deal to secure the release of captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

Aside from debating whether or not to vote for a prisoner exchange deal that would set Gilad Shalit free, several members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet offered several lines of action Israel could take following the deal's execution.
Standing head and shoulders above most were Interior Minister Eli Yishai of Shas and his party member Meshulam Nahari, who said Israel should consider releasing Jewish terrorists who carried out attacks against Palestinians….