Abigail Mor Edan, the Youngest U.S. Citizen Held by Hamas, Released and Returned to Israel

Abigail Mor Edan was among the hostages released by Hamas and returned to Israel on Sunday. She is the youngest U.S. citizen held by Hamas and was kidnapped during the attacks on Israel on October 7. Abigail, who turned 4 years old in captivity, lost her parents in the attacks. Seventeen hostages,

including Abigail, were released, with 14 being Israeli citizens and three foreign nationals. Abigail is an Israeli-American citizen. The terms of the release included a temporary cease-fire and the exchange of hostages between Israel and Hamas. President Biden confirmed Abigail’s release, stating that she is now in Israel and has endured a traumatic experience.

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