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Yagil Yaakov

Gender: Male

Age when taken: 12

Citizenships: Israel, Germany

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

More about Yagil:

  • 1 of 3 siblings: kidnapped with his older brother, Or

  • Loves Israeli artists Omer Adam and Eden Hason 

  • Turned 13 on November 29th, and was surprised by Israeli singer Eden Hason

  • Likes to hang out with his friends and play soccer 

  • The class clown, always making everyone crack up

  • Into fashion and has a great sense of style  

  • A charismatic and curious kid who always finds himself new activities to pursue 

  • Extremely sharp and a quick thinker

  • Loves being loud, and listens to music at full volume, especially in the shower

Alternate name spelling:

  • Yagel, Yaacov

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

Related Hostages: Or Yaakov, brother (Redeemed/Alive), Yair Yaakov, father (Captive/Confirmed Deceased) and Meirav Tal, father’s partner (Redeemed/Alive)

Date Last Updated: April 8th, 2024

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