Privacy after years of publicity

17.10.2011                      19.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 3

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Privacy after years of publicity

Media debates how to cover the release of Gilad Schalit; Israel Radio to set up mobile station at Mitzpe Hila.

While it’s true that the Schalit family appreciated the unflagging interest of the media during their five-year campaign to secure Gilad’s release, what they want now, is to more or less be left alone.
They are facing hordes of reporters, photographers and radio and television crews – not to mention the hundreds of voyeurs who in the last couple of days have found their way to Mitzpe Hila to ogle the Schalit home and be photographed in front of it, or next to a member of the Schalit family….