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    • Alterman
    • 18.10.11 | 14:07 (IST)

    ...Netanyahu should have shown more modesty, and he should first of all have thanked all the people that have contributed to the struggle. The spirit of Israel is great, and my tears of happiness for the Shalit family is at this moment mixed with thoughts about a Prime Minister that seemingly is moving further away from his people. Again - he should have shown modesty. God Bless the Shalit Family and the people of Israel. I urge our Prime Minister to step back: we all appreciate your decision. But you are not the one and only star. Israel is full of stars - of great human beings.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Shalit's release means I have accomplished my mission
    First published 13:52 18.10.11 | Last updated 14:23 18.10.11
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