Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

President Herzog: May the memory of Hanan, Orión, and Michel be blessed

President Herzog posted a message of condolences on X following the news that the bodies of three of the hostages had been extracted and brought to Israel.

President Herzog. (Photo: Alexandros Michailidis / Shutterstock.com)

Following the announcement of IDF Spokesperson Daniel Hagari that the bodies of three of the hostages had been extracted from Gaza, the President posted a message of condolences for the families on X today (Friday):

"“This morning our broken hearts go out to the Yablonka, Hernández, and Nisenbaum families as we receive the bitter news of the recovery of the bodies of their loved ones from Gaza. I send my full support to the courageous men and women of the IDF and Shin Bet, who are working tirelessly to return the hostages. It is our duty to bring everyone back - those still alive, and those we must bring for burial in Israel.

May the memory of Hanan, Orión, and Michel be blessed.”

Prime Minister Netanyahu also sent condolences to the families and repeated his resolve to see to it that all the hostages - living and dead - are returned home.

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