Survivors of Kibbutz Nir Oz Massacre Speak Out

Stand for Israel  |  November 26, 2023

kibbutz, Israeli-Gaza border, Hamas attack
(Photo: Chaim Goldberg/Flash90)

Writers at Israel21c interview four residents of Kibbutz Nir Oz to hear their firsthand stories of the terror that unfolded, and all the suffering they went through on that dark day:

Renana Jacob is haunted by the last words she heard from her two boys — Yagel, 12, and Or, 16 — over the phone as they were snatched from their house.

“You can’t take me, I’m too young!” Or told the terrorists.

“A 12-year-old was begging for his life, trying to get the international law in his favor,” said Renana, 56.

“This was the last I heard from him. My boys used to call me every two minutes. It used to drive me nuts, it was always at important meetings. And now all I’m wishing for is to have that phone call, to hear them again, nagging me.

Read the full story here.

And please keep Israel and all her people in your prayers, especially the families that experienced the terror firsthand on October 7.

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