Prisoner X: Not the Betrayer, but the Betrayed

Ben Zygier wanted to contribute to Israel and did not want to betray both his homelands. Israel thrust him into a situation from which he could be liberated only by death.

Two notable 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 while on a mission for Israel. Before he committed suicide, he inscribed the words: "I did not betray. I committed suicide."