Thursday, May 16, 2013

Gilad Schalit Recites Hagomel

During a memorial event for Lieutenant Colonel Emanuel Moreno on Thursday, Gilad Schalit recited the prayer one recites upon being delivered from danger or captivity. The former soldier was held captive for more than five years until he was released in exchange for more than 1,000 security prisoners.

It was hinted that Moreno was part of a plan to rescue Schalit from his Hamas captors, but the plan was never executed. Moreno fell near the end of the Second Lebanon War.

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