A Hostage’s Journey from Darkness to Hope, Freedom

Stand for Israel  |  March 28, 2024

Woman walking with an Israeli flag wrapped around her as she walks by fliers of people who are missing during the Israeli war.
(Photo: Gili Yaari/Flash90)

Gabriela Leimberg shares her journey from being taken by Hamas terrorists on October 7 to finding rescue, hope, and healing.

She was captured with other family members from her sister’s kibbutz. And in an interview with The Jerusalem Post, she explains her hope for Israel’s future:

Leimberg hopes to slowly get back to her job and activities from before the war, although she says that the abduction and captivity will accompany her for the rest of her life.

She also hopes to see the country come together. “I hope that this terrible thing that has happened to us will connect us, because I think that this terrible thing that happened to us on October 7 is the result of what has been happening to us recently as a society.”

“I think that is the only way and the right way: to be united. And maybe we will succeed” in doing this “with our neighbors as well.”