"Noam and Aviva Shalit, parents of the abducted soldier Gilad Shalit, are gathering strength for their most difficult and perhaps ultimate campaign. On Sunday the family will begin a march to Jerusalem - embarking on a quest that will end only with Gilad's return, they say. Friday marks four years since Shalit has been held in Hamas captivity."
'“As I stand here tonight, in the capital of Italy, Rome, which is one of the central, ancient and important cities in Europe and the civilized world, I call on the international community and the European one in particular not to forget Gilad,” said Noam. He noted that Gilad had been made an honorary citizen of Rome and was a European citizen, since he had dual French-Israeli citizenship."'