I was talking with my host family here at the farm, and today is a great day. Israel has negotiated with Hamas to release a soldier that was captured in 2006. In Israel it is mandatory to serve in the military and this story of the capture has haunted many families. The release of this prisoner comes at a high price 1000 Hamas soldiers, but it is worth it, Israelis say.
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I just thought all my readers and followers should know. When he is released, the whole country will be celebrating including the Amirei Yossi Farm I work at. Nissim, the host family's father, said we will have a party. I don't know what that looks like, but party on!!!