Gilad Shalit

DAYS IN CAPTIVITY

5 years, 115 days

SHALIT: A BIOGRAPHY

Gilad Shalit: a biography

Gilad Shalit was a 19-year-old IDF corporal when he was kidnapped by Hamas while guarding the border with Gaza.

The second of three children, he was born to Aviva and Noam Shalit on 28 August 1986 and grew up in Mizpe Hila in the Western Galilee.