This Shabbat, August 28 is Gilad Shalit’s 24th Birthday of Gilad. On June 25th 2006 Gilad Shalit was kidnapped when his unit was ambushed by Hamas terrorists: two other Israeli soldiers were killed. Five birthdays later Gilad Shalit is still in captivity and the pressure has been mounting on the Israeli government to exchange thousands of terrorists for his release. Gilad will celebrate his 24rd birthday inside a cell in Gaza, where nearly 20% of his life has been lived.
To honour Gilad and pray for his speedy release we are having a special Mincha and Seudah Shelishit in his honour.
5pm, Chabad House, August 28th