Aviva Schalit, center, and Noam Schalit, stand near a life-sized cutout of their son, captured Israeli army soldier Gilad Schalit, as they light a candle on the eve of the first night of Hanukkah, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. The Jewish festival of light, an eight-day commemoration of the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the Greek-Syrian kingdom, which had tried to put statues of Greek gods in the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, started Wednesday. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

Photo by: Tara Todras-Whitehill

Aviva Schalit, center, and Noam Schalit, stand near a life-sized cutout of their son, captured Israeli army soldier Gilad Schalit, as they light a candle on the eve of the first night of Hanukkah, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. The Jewish festival of light, an eight-day commemoration of the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the Greek-Syrian kingdom, which had tried to put statues of Greek gods in the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, started Wednesday. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)