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Ella Elyakim

Gender: Female

Age when taken: 8

Citizenship: Israel

Hostage status: Redeemed alive on November 27th, 2023, during the 7 Day Ceasefire

More about Ella:

  • Ella and Dafna’s father, Noam, his partner Dikla, and her 17-year-old son Tomer were murdered in the Hamas massacre

  • Had injuries in her fingers and leg

  • Was held with her sister with 5 other female hostages: Liri Albag, Naama Levy, Romy Gonen, Agam Berger and Emily Damari

  • From the moment she learned to stand and walk she hasn’t stopped dancing 

  • A kindhearted and funny girl who always knows what she wants

  • Is a gifted painter

  • Named Ella after the ‘Ella’ tree, which is sturdy and impressive every day of the year, just like her

Alternate name spelling:

  • Ela

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

Related Hostage: Dafna Elyakim, sister (Redeemed/Alive)

Date Last Updated: April 8th, 2024

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