12.10.2011 14.Tischrei. 5772 Erew Sukkot
"It took 1,935 difficult days and long nights to bring Gilad home," captured soldier's father, Noam, says after cabinet approves exchange deal.
Aviva Schalit smiled, but did not weep or scream when the cabinet early Wednesday morning approved a deal to bring her son Gilad home after more than five years of captivity in Gaza.
"Our joy is indescribable," she told the reporters who crowded around her and her husband Noam, as they sat at about 1 a.m. in the small white protest tent erected for Gilad on the sidewalk around the corner from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s Jerusalem home….