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Gilad Shalit Visits the US

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Gilad Shalit on the phone with his parents, after arriving Israel. Photo: IDF.

YNet – WASHINGTON – Gilad Shalit, the IDF soldier released last October after five years of captivity in Gaza, is spending a holiday in the United States with a friend. As part of his trip, Shalit will watch the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando having received tickets for all three events from leading sports agent Arn Tellem.

Before leaving for the US, Shalit met with US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, who helped expedite his visa application process.

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