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Shtarkes Released in London on Bail; Was Held 11 Months in Jail

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Shalom Shtarkes, the young Israeli religious teacher whose extradition is being sought by the Israeli Government in connection with the kidnaping of his nephew Yossele Schumacher, was released on bond today from Brixton prison. He was jailed 11 months ago following the Israeli extradition request and was held pending the rendering next month of a decision by the House of Lords on his appeal from a British court Judgment upholding the extradition request.

Four associates of Shtarkes guaranteed the 30,000 pounds sterling ($84,000) bail which was set yesterday by a London Judge. Other conditions imposed by the judge for his release were that Shtarkes will be required to report to the police daily and that his passport will remain impounded by the police.

Although the Schumacher boy was returned to his parents last month after he was found living with a family in New York City, the Israeli Government has indicated that they still want Shtarkes brought back to Israel in connection with his alleged part in the two-year-old kidnaping.

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