Bethany Mandel on Israel’s Hostage Rescue: “It Was Such a Burst of Good News That Was So Desperately Needed”

Bethany Mandel, co-author of the bestselling book Stolen Youth and the co-founder of the Substack RightBooks4Kids, joined the Guy Benson Show today to discuss the latest on the daring hostage rescue mission executed by Israel over the weekend that lead to several civilian hostages being rescued from Hamas captivity. Mandel and Benson also discuss some of the optics of media coverage on the rescue, and Mandel also bashes those who continue to back pro-Hamas sentiments. Listen to the full interview below!


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Mandel had this to say on her reaction to the weekend hostage rescue mission:

“I just crumpled to the sidewalk sobbing… It was such a burst of good news that was so desperately needed. I think this has felt like this war has been, just going on and on and on. And to have really the first bit of good news come in eight months was was really desperately needed for I think everyone.”