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Shani Louk

Gender: Female

Age when taken:  22

Citizenships: Israel, Germany

Occupation: Tattoo Artist

Hostage status: Redeemed deceased by the IDF on May 17th, 2024

More about Shani:

  • Loved to travel, dance, and go to raves

  • Had many friends from all over the world 

  • Born to an Israeli father and German mother

  • Her mother, Ricarda, had emigrated to Israel after converting from Catholicism to Judaism

  • Spent part of her childhood in Portland, Oregon, where she attended kindergarten at the Jewish Portland Academy

  • An exhibition was created at Nahum Gutman Museum of Art in Tel Aviv from her birthday, February 7th, through February 21st

Alternate last name spelling:

  • Luk

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Related hostage: Orion Hernandez Radoux, boyfriend (Captive/Presumed Alive)

Date Last Updated: April 1st, 2024

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