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August 1, 2014

Israelis see echo of Gilad Shalit in new seizure of a soldier in Gaza

When word went out Friday that Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant in a squad dismantling tunnels in the Gaza Strip, had been captured by Hamas-affiliated gunmen, one name immediately came to Israeli minds: Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier whose abduction by Gaza militants in 2006 became a five-year ordeal that ended only with Israel’s release of more than 1,000 prisoners.

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