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Rep. Yvette D. Clarke’s Statement on the Release of Galid Shalit

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement regarding the release of Galid Shalit, after spending over five years in captivity:

“I am pleased to hear that Sergeant First Class Galid Shalit was finally freed after five years in captivity.  His return represents a glimmer of hope and I join with Sergeant Shalit in hoping his release helps pave the pathway towards peace.  It is fitting, that this breakthrough comes at a time of renewal on the Jewish calendar.  I look forward to celebrating more milestones as we take the necessary steps towards progress, healing the wounds in all of our communities for years to come.”