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Aryeh Zalmanovich

Gender: Male

Age when taken: 85

Citizenship: Israel

Occupation: Retired farmer

Hostage status: Still Captive, Confirmed Deceased

More about Aryeh:

  • A husband to his late wife Ruth, a father of 2 sons, Boaz and Yoav, and a grandfather to 5

  • One of Kibbutz Nir Oz’s founding members 

  • Worked in agriculture and crops 

  • A man of calloused hands and work clothes

  • Even in the toughest years, when there was nothing to eat and even when rocket alerts afforded him only ten seconds to reach the shelter, he refused to leave the kibbutz

Alternate name spellings:

  • Arye, Zalmanovitch

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

Date Last Updated: April 1st, 2024

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