Archives for October 2011

My Brother Has Returned Home — אח שלי חוזר הביתה

Gilad and brother Gilad and brother(courtesy of Ynet)

אח שלי חוזר הביתה

My brother has returned home

Gilad Shalit is Finally Home

Gilad BannerGilad Shalit is finally at home. (photo courtesy of

Gilad Shalit Embraced by Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff, LTG Benny Gantz embracing Gilad Shalit upon his return from captivity. (photo courtesy of IDF Online)

Gilad Shalit Salutes the Prime Minister

Gilad Shalit salutes Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after landing in IDF airbase in the center of Israel. Gilad Shalit was released October 18, 2011 after being held  five and a half years by Hamas. (photo courtesy of IDF Online).

Gilad Shalit with His Father, Again

Update: After over five years, Sgt. 1st Class Gilad Shalit is now with his father once again. (photo courtesy of IDF)

Gilad Shalit Arriving at Kerem Shalom

Sergeant First Class Gilad Shalit wearing IDF uniform.SFC Shalit, soon after arriving Kerem Shalom, Israel. (photo courtesy of IDF Online)


Gilad Shalit After Five Years of Captivity

Gilad on the phone

First Picture of Gilad Shalit After 5 Years of Captivity. SFC Gilad Shalit on the phone with his parents, after arriving Israel.  (photo courtesy of IDF Online)