2 Israeli-Americans missing since Oct. 7 confirmed killed in Hamas attack


January 5, 2024

(JTA) — Two Israeli-Americans missing since the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel have been confirmed killed, their kibbutz announced.

Judith Weinstein, 70, a member of Kibbutz Nir Oz, was fatally wounded during the terrorist invasion of southern Israel, Nir Oz said. The statement confirmed her death but did not say if she had died the same day.

Last week, the Hostages and Missing Families Forum, a volunteer group that represents Israelis held captive by Hamas, said Weinstein’s husband, Gadi Haggai, 72, had been killed. 

Their bodies are being held in Gaza. Before the news of their deaths,...

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