I wonder whether the reaction of those advocating a tough stance would be the same if their own kid were involved? But of course, all those great patriots make sure their own offspring are safe and abroad (e.g., Olmert, Barak and numerous others). Which proves again that patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Jerusalem suburb of Even Sapir evacuated as wildfire spreads (Haaretz)
from the article: The prisoner exchange rate: 400 Palestinians for every Israeli