Gilad Schalit

Former IDF soldier captured and held by Hamas in Gaza from 2006-2011
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Captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit (center), seen here shortly after his release from Gaza

What price will Israel pay in the next prisoner swap?

When the committee started working, it decided that its conclusions will be published only after Schalit (who was kidnapped in 2006 and released in 2011) will be released from Hamas captivity.

Gilad Shalit proposes to girlfriend

Following a year and a half of courtship between Gilad Shalit and his girlfriend, Nitzan Shabbat, the couple are set to get married.

Encountering Peace: Bring our citizens home

Two Israeli citizens, presumed to be alive, Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed, have been in Hamas captivity for more than four years.

Gilad Shalit returning to Israel this year

On this day: Gilad Shalit Released from Hamas captives

When one Israeli became worth 1,027 Palestinian prisoners.

IDF Soldier Gilad Schalit in Hamas custody

On 12th anniversary of capture, Hamas releases new footage of Gilad Schalit

In the photos, Schalit can be seen in his cell and out of it, including in the company of his captors.


Israeli official: There will be no second Schalit deal

Yaron Blum, charged with returning Israelis captive in Gaza, told the Knesset that there will be no further prisoner exchanges with Hamas.

FORMER PRIME MINISTER Ehud Olmert waits for the judges at the Supreme Court in 2015

Olmert comes out swinging in new book

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert attacks many of his former political rivals in a new book.

GILAD SCHALIT is reunited with his father, Noam, at the Tel Nof air base in 2011 after  ve years bei

The Goldin rule

The Goldins are to be commended for teaching us that one can advocate for his or her particular interests, while not sacrificing the safety and security of those around you.


Gilad Schalit splits up with girlfriend of four years

The couple had recently celebrated his birthday with a trip to Zanzibar

TUNNELS FROM Gaza are a threat but the government’s tunnel vision also needs to be corrected.

On my mind: Gaza's tunnels

Digging remains a strategic priority for Gaza-based Palestinian terrorist organizations.

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