MONTREAL, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ -
What: Gilad Schalit, an Israel Defence Forces soldier, who was held captive by terrorists for more than five years, is visiting Toronto and Montreal to thank Canadians for their prayers, advocacy, and support during his captivity.
The Jewish National Fund of Canada is organizing a Canadian tour for Mr. Schalit which will also include keynote addresses by Canadian government ministers. This will be Mr. Schalit's first public address in Canada.
Who: Gilad Schalit, The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, Senator Linda Frum, and The Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
When: Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:00 pm (Toronto) at Beth Tzedec Congregation, 1700 Bathurst Street
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7:30 pm (Montreal) at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim,450 Kensington Ave.
Please Note: Mr. Schalit will not be able to grant one-on-one media interviews nor will he will be holding a media scrum
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SOURCE: Jewish National Fund of Canada
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