by Justin Cohen
Gilad Schalit is to visit London next month for the first time since being freed from captivity.
The former soldier, who was kidnapped in a cross-border raid in 2006 and was held for nearly six years in Gaza until last October, has accepted an invitation to join hundreds of other young people from across Europe at a major conference in north London...The B’nai B’rith Europe Young Jewish Adult Forum, held in association with B’nai B’rith UK and attended by delegates from 25 countries aged 25 to 45, will include workshops, services at a local synagogue and a gala dinner with live band. The former captive, who has listed traveling the world as one of his top priorities for the during the next year, will be presented with honorary membership of B’nai B’rith during the event...more.
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