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NYC Council Proclaims Support for Kidnapped Israeli Soldier

By Jspace Staff on 9/8/2011 at 12:46 PM

Categories: Israel, United States

NYC Council Proclaims Support for Kidnapped Israeli Soldier

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn told a group of Jewish leaders that the Council supported Israel’s right to defend itself from attack. Speaking for the council, she delivered a proclamation of support to Noam Shalit, the father of kidnapped soldier Gilad. Seized near the Gaza border in 2006, the corporal is still missing, and it is not known if he is dead or alive. Ms. Quinn said that the Council “believes Israel should not be held to a standard that no other country is ever held to …More