Izraeli Press Review of 12.10.11

Israeli Press Review of 12.10.11

Major Headlines

Shin Bet chief : Schalit swap ’is the best deal possible’

The Jerusalem Post : By Yaakov Katz —Yoram Cohen says if there had been a viable military option, „we would have chosen it” ; says he thinks Israel can „deal with potential dangers”…

Gilad Shalit exchange deal is a victory for old-fashioned Israeli solidarity

Haaretz : By Ari Shavit —Israel’s main asset in human and security terms is the sense of mutual responsibility that its citizens and soldiers feel toward one another…

’Waiting with apprehension for Gilad’

Ynet : By Omri Efraim —Parents of soon-to-be released captive soldier Gilad Shalit visit President’s Residence. Peres, Noam Shalit thank PM for making ’daring decision’ in going ahead with prisoner exchange. Reports say Gilad may be home by next week…

Other Headlines

Israel Prepares to Welcome Sukkot

Arutz Sheva : By Gavriel Queenann —Israel begins the week-long festival of Succot at Sundown on Wednesday — and Arutz Sheva TV visits the 4-species market in Tel Aviv…