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10/19/2011 11:58 am ET | Updated Dec 19, 2011

Beverly Hilton Hosts Gilad Shalit Homecoming Event

The Los Angeles Jewish community came together Tuesday morning at the Beverly Hilton to celebrate the release of 25-year-old Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier kidnapped by Hamas supporters inside Israel’s borders on June 25, 2006.

After 1,941 days, Shalit is finally back home on Israeli soil.

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