Ben Zygier was no traitor, he was betrayed
Ben Zygier didn't betray his country. Ben Zygier was betrayed. Between his two home countries, he was placed in a situation he couldn't deal with.
Two people came out of Kibbutz Gan Shmuel: Udi Adiv and Uri Ilan. Adiv crossed the lines and went to work for Syria. Ilan was captured by the Syrians whilst on a mission for Israel. Before he committed suicide, he inscribed the words: "I did not betray. I committed suicide."
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