11 Hostages Released on Monday

Stand for Israel  |  November 28, 2023

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Here’s some good news: 11 hostages—nine children and two mothers—returned home on Monday. The Jerusalem Post reports that two siblings from the Calderon family have been released, one turning 12 years old in captivity:

Three members of the Calderon family had been missing from Kibbutz Nir Oz since October 7. Ofer, 53, and two of his children, Sahar, 16, and Erez, 12, were taken hostage when Hamas terrorists attacked the kibbutz, killing over 100 residents and taking around 80 hostages.

Gaya Calderon, 21, the older sister of Sahar and Erez, received a message from her family that they were trying to hide outside but later saw a video of Erez being taken away by terrorists.

Erez Calderon turned 12 in captivity on October 27.

Learn more about all the 11 hostages released here.