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Natalie Raanan

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Natalie Raanan, an American citizen living in Evanston, Illinois, recently graduated from high school, and decided to take a gap year, to travel a bit and think about what she would like to study afterward. She was looking forward to visiting family overseas. Natalie is described as a kind person who loves animals.
On Saturday October 7, Yudith and Natalie were in Kibbutz Nahal Oz. They came there to celebrate Yudith’s mother, Tamar Levitan, 85th birthday and the Jewish holiday season. Yudith and Natalie were staying in a kibbutz guest-apartment, located on the first row of residences, closest to the fence and entrance gate. As the Hamas organization launched a surprise attack on southern Israel, including Kibbutz Nahal Oz, A rocket hit the apartment and later the two were kidnapped to Gaza.
Seven other members of Yudith and Natalie’s wider family, from the Haran and Avigdori families, are among the hostages. Two members of the wider family were killed by terrorists in Hamas’s October 7 onslaught.
Yudith and Natalie Raanan were released by Hamas two weeks after they were kidnapped.

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