Former Hostage, 85-Year-Old Alma Avraham Leaves Hospital

Stand for Israel  |  May 8, 2024

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While there are still so many hostages being held in Gaza, we are encouraged that one former hostage has found some hope and healing after finally being released from the hospital. For first time since Hamas captivity, the elderly woman is free to go home after months of recovery and surrounded by loved ones, reports The Jerusalem Post:

Avraham was released after 51 days in captivity in a serious, life-threatening condition and was rushed to the hospital via helicopter.

“The people here saved my mother; she came here in life-threatening condition,” Uri Ravitz, Avraham’s son, said in tears. “She went through a Sisyphean journey here, returned to walking, to talk, returned to the clarity of thought, to be a grandmother and a mother. We have no words.”

Please join us in praying for the return of all the hostages—the young, old, and sick—still held in Gaza captivity as the war on Israel continues.

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