The Kedem family
Parents Tamar and Yonatan and their twin daughters Shachar and Arbel, 6 years old, and their son Omer, 4 years old. The family – who lived on Kibbutz Nir Oz, near the south of the Gaza Strip – fled to their safety when the attacks began, but were murdered by Hamas militants.
Former Israeli footballer Lior Asulin was among those killed at the Supernova music festival, his former club, Hapoel Tel Aviv, said on Twitter. Asulin, who had just turned 43, was celebrating his birthday at the festival.
Yaron Shai, Idan Raz and Ofir Liebstein
Hapoel said its supporters Yaron Shai, Idan Raz and Ofir Liebstein (pictured), who was the head of the Sha’ar Hanegev regional council, were killed in the Hamas assault and that its football coach for youth, Alon Shamli, was among those shot dead in the attack. Egypt when a police officer opened fire on Israeli tourists on Sunday.
Osher Vaknin, one of the organizers of the Supernova festival, was killed during the event. His twin brother, Michael, is still missing.
Oriya, 26, was also among those killed at the festival. Her mother, Hannie, described her daughter as a “beautiful, happy, extraordinary girl.”
The 69-year-old was killed in Kfar Aviv by a rocket while trying to open a public shelter for people without access to shelter at home, Haaretz reported. She had three children and six grandchildren.
Dvir Karp, 46, reportedly died while trying to protect his children as attackers stormed Kibbutz Re’im. His partner, Stav, was also believed to have been murdered in the attack.
Itay and Hadar Berdichevski
Married couple Itay (right) and Hadar Berdichevsky, both 30, reportedly placed their 10-month-old twins in a hidden shelter when they heard the activists at the door. The couple was killed but the babies survived the attack.
Lieutenant Colonel Yonatan Steinberg
Infantry brigade commander Nahal was killed by a Hamas militant on Saturday as he headed toward clashes on the Gaza border. The 42-year-old soldier is one of the highest-ranking Israel Defense Forces officers to be killed in combat in recent memory.
Deborah and Shlomi Matias
US citizens Deborah and Shlomi Matias were shot dead by Hamas militants while hiding in their safe, CNN reported. Deborah’s father, Ilan Troen, said his daughter was killed while trying to protect her son from bullets.
Another US citizen, Hayim Katsman, 32, was shot dead while hiding in a closet in a shelter on Kibbutz Holit, near the Gaza border, with his friend Avital Alajem. She told CNN that the militants began shooting at the door. “I was saved because he was next to the door and they shot him.”
Danielle Waldman, a 24-year-old American woman, was killed during the Hamas attack on a music festival. Her father, Eyal, said: “Everyone who met her loved her. She did nothing wrong and nothing bad to anyone.
Igal and Amit Wachs
Two Israeli-American brothers, Igal Wachs, 53, and Amit Wachs, 48, were killed when Hamas gunmen stormed their village near the Gaza border, CNN l Igal’s ex-wife, Liat Oren-Wachs.
Daniel Ben Sénior
Daniel Senior, a 34-year-old Israeli-American who worked at the Nova music festival near the Gaza-Israel border, was killed, her father told CNN.
Rotem Neumann, a 25-year-old Portuguese-Israeli citizen and student in Tel Aviv, was killed while trying to flee the Nova festival early Saturday morning.
Maya Villalobo Sinvany
A 19-year-old Israeli woman who was doing her military service in Israel was killed Saturday near the Gaza border. In a tribute, her family said: “It is with great sadness and much love that we say goodbye to our beloved Maya. She will always remain in our memory as a happy little girl full of love, as a teenager who wanted to discover the world and as a young woman who loved Spain and her parents.
Rodolfo Fabián Skariszewski
A 56-year-old Argentinian who lived in a cooperative in Ohad, southern Israel, was killed Saturday morning. “We will always be together,” his son, Yhonatan, wrote on Facebook. “Rest in peace.”
Ronit Rudman Sultan
Ronit Rudman Sultan, 55, who lived on Kibbutz Holit near the Gaza border, was murdered along with her husband, Roland Sultan. “My dear brother and my sister-in-law were murdered,” wrote Nathalie, Roland’s sister, on Facebook. “The head cannot understand, the heart cries and the words do not come out because of the pain.”
Silvia Mirensky, 80, born in Buenos Aires, died when her home on Kibbutz Ein HaShlosha in southern Israel was burned by Hamas on Saturday morning.
Abi Korin, born in Argentina in 1967 and emigrated to Israel in 1967 in the late 1980s, was killed on Kibbutz Jolit. “Abi was responsible for security there,” said her mother, Sara. “He died fighting – we don’t know how, but we’re sure it was defending other members of the community.”
Ranani Glazer and Bruna Valeanu
Two Brazilians, Ranani Glazer and Bruna Valeanu, both 24, were killed at the music festival after an attack at dawn on Saturday. Glazer was originally from southern Brazil but moved to Israel where he served in the Israeli army and dreamed of becoming a DJ. Valeanu was originally from Rio de Janeiro but reportedly moved to Israel last year to study at university.
A 22-year-old Irish-Israeli woman, Kim Damti, was also murdered at the festival. Damti lived in Gedera, in central Israel, and spent her summer vacations in Ireland, where her mother is from. “It is with great sadness and dark sorrow that I announce the murder of our angel, our flower, Kim, my blood, who was murdered by the cursed terrorists,” said his sister, Laura.
A nurse from the Philippines was caring for her elderly patient, Nira, at Kibbutz Kfar Aza, according to Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum. Although she had the opportunity to flee Hamas attacks, Angeline remained by Nira’s side. Both were killed, Hassan-Nahoum said. Although the Thai government has not confirmed the names of the killed Thais, several family members have spoken to the media about the loss of their loved ones.
A 39-year-old Thai man went to work on a banana farm in Israel last November, hoping to earn a higher salary so he could take care of his family. His parents told Reuters that his colleagues informed them on Sunday that he had been shot dead by Hamas militants. “Losing my son… is the biggest loss of my life,” said his father, Khraboan Pansa-ard.
Dua Sae-yang, 35, from Chiang Rai’s Hmong hill tribe, moved to Israel two years ago and worked as a farm laborer. His wife, Arachaporn Sae-ja, told Thai media that she last spoke to him on Saturday and that he told her there was fighting near his home. On Monday, his colleagues confirmed that he had been killed.
Somchai Sae-yang, 24, Dua’s cousin, also from Chiang Rai, had been working in Israel for more than a year. He spoke to his wife, Aree Sae-Song, around 2 p.m. on Sunday to tell her about the violence and that his Nepali friends had been killed. She was contacted by other workers on Tuesday, she told Thai media outlet Thairath. They said her husband was killed by a bomb while hiding in the bedroom.
Thawatchai Sae Tao
Thawatchai Sae-Tao, from Nan province in northern Thailand, was killed in an attack on Saturday, his wife, Sunita Kongpirinan, told Thai media outlet MGR Online. The family had spoken to him that day, as it was his child’s second birthday. He had promised to buy new toys once his salary was paid.