Tag: hostages

  • Families of Hamas's hostages come to Ottawa seeking 'decisive action' to help free the victims

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Israel & Middle East Canadian Politics Canada Israel’s Ambassador to Canada Iddo Moed said the government desperately wants the hostages returned, but said doing so requires the eradication of Hamas Published Oct 30, 2023  •  5 minute read Aharon Brodutch, left, speaks about a family member who was taken hostage by…

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  • Hamas releases two American hostages to refute ‘fascist’ Biden admin

    Article content Hamas on Friday released two hostages, whom the terror organization has held in the Gaza Strip since it conducted its devastating Oct. 7 cross-border invasion of southern Israel in which it killed 1,400 people and took more than 200 others captive. Hamas stated that it freed a mother and daughter “for humanitarian reasons…

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  • Hamas is answering phone calls with four words, relatives of hostages say

    Article content Families of some hostages are hearing the same four words in their phone calls with Hamas: “Kidnap. Gaza. Gilad Shalit.” Those words from Hamas were repeated to the relatives of several people kidnapped from an extended family, including three young children, their disabled uncle and his caregiver, Telegraph has reported. Article content As…

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  • Jerry Seinfeld visits Israel to show support for families of Hamas hostages

    Article content American Jewish comedian Jerry Seinfeld on Tuesday toured Kibbutz Be’eri, one of the Gaza border communities whose residents were murdered during Hamas’s Oct. 7 onslaught on the northwestern Negev. The entertainer, who is of Ashkenazi and Syrian Jewish descent, arrived on Monday for a solidarity visit to Israel during its war against Hamas in Gaza. Article…

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  • Canadians pen thousands of letters to Hamas hostages despite obstacles in delivery

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canada To date, the Red Cross says it has been denied access to hostages in Gaza Published Dec 20, 2023  •  Last updated 4 hours ago  •  3 minute read About a thousand people have joined the letter writing campaign. Photo by David Matlow Article content More than a thousand Canadians, ranging…

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  • Hundreds of T-shirts hung in Toronto represent 240 Israeli hostages taken by Hamas

    Article content Plain white T-shirts were hung on clotheslines between four olive trees in a Toronto plaza on Wednesday, each representing one of the 240 Israeli hostages abducted by Hamas in the Oct. 7 terrorist attacks. The names and ages of the hostages were printed on the shirts in a public art installation titled Threads…

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  • Footage of Hamas hiding hostages at Gaza’s Shifa Hospital released by IDF

    Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Israel & Middle East Shifa Hospital, located in Gaza City’s North Rimal neighborhood and boasting 570 beds, is Gaza’s largest medical center Published Nov 20, 2023  •  Last updated 22 minutes ago  •  3 minute read The military presented CCTV footage of the hostages being brought into the hospital, under which…

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