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  • Shimon Peres on Facebook: I’m not quite dead yet

    December 29, 2015 | 8:26 am

    Amid rumors of his death, Shimon Peres took to social media to reassure the public he was very much alive.

    Rumors flew around social media Monday that the 92-year-old Peres had died, starting on Whatsapp groups and snowballing from there.

    “I wish to thank the citizens of Israel...

  • ALIVE reminds me

    By Emily Stern

    June 6, 2014 | 11:30 am

    There are two people sitting below a large statue.

    Alive spoke about how the REAL is the only thing that interests her, the potential of what is moving through her at all "given" moments.
    She says, "Isn't it wild the things we still agree upon, that we keep perpetuating?"

  • Opinion: We salute you, Gilad!

    October 19, 2011 | 2:51 pm

    “He who wrought miracles for our fathers, and redeemed them from slavery unto freedom, may he speedily redeem us, and gather our exiles from the four corners of the earth, even all Israel united in fellowship; and let us say, Amen.” 

“HaMakom y’rachem ethkhem b’tokh sh’ar...

  • Shalit says in good health during interview on Egypt TV

    October 18, 2011 | 4:29 am

    Freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit said on Tuesday he was in good health and he hoped his release in exchange for hundreds of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons would lead to peace between the two peoples.

    In an interview shortly after his release, Shalit, 25, looked tired and...

  • Gilad Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap

    October 18, 2011 | 3:40 am

    Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit returned home to a national outpouring of joy on Tuesday after five years in captivity as hundreds of Palestinian prisoners exchanged for him were greeted with kisses from Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip.

    “I missed my family,” a gaunt Shalit, his...

  • First images of Gilad Shalit released; IDF confirms he is alive and well

    October 18, 2011 | 3:31 am

    An Israel Defense Forces official confirmed Tuesday that Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was identified at the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt and is “alive and well.”

    Earlier Hamas said Israel completed the transfer into Egypt of Palestinian prisoners due to be deported...

  • Shalit’s brother shouts at Independence Day ceremony: Gilad is still alive

    May 9, 2011 | 4:15 pm

    Yoel Shalit, brother of abducted Israel Defense forces soldier Gilad Shalit clashed with police on Monday as he was escorted out of the official 63rd Independence Day ceremony at Mount Herzl for shouting during the speeches.

    Shortly after Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin finished his...

  • Jewish Agency events mark Shalit birthday

    August 25, 2009 | 5:23 pm

    Events marking the 23rd birthday of abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will be held around the United States on Friday.

    The Jewish Agency for Israel is organizing about a dozen ceremonies to honor the soldier, who was taken captive in a cross-border raid at the Gaza-Israel border...