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Abigail Edan

Gender: Female

Age when taken: 3

Citizenships: US, Israel

Hostage status: Redeemed alive on November 26th, 2023, during the 7 Day Ceasefire

More about Abigail:

  • Youngest U.S. citizen held by Hamas 

  • Celebrated her 4th birthday 2 days before her release, on November 24th

  • Has two older siblings, Michael and Amalya, both of whom survived the attacks by hiding in their closet 

  • Both of her parents, Roy and Smadar Edan, were killed on October 7th

  • Abigail was in her father’s arms when he was shot dead

  • She managed to arrive at a neighbors home and was taken captive with the Brodetz Family

Alternate name spelling:

  • Avigail, Idan

  • When searching inside sources, an alternate name spelling may be used as shown above

Date Last Updated: April 10th, 2024

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