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Raz Asher

Gender: Female

Age when taken: 4

Citizenships: Israel, Germany

Hostage status: Redeemed alive on November 24th, 2023, during the 7 Day Ceasefire

More about Raz:

  • Her mother, Doron, taught her to write Hebrew in captivity, with her first word being “aba” which means “dad” 

  • Kidnapped with her sister, Aviv, and mother, Doron 

  • While in captivity, Raz, her sister, and mother made a deck of cards, drawing the foods that they badly missed to pass the time

  • Dreamt that she came home before being released from captivity

  • Loves to perform with the song "Unicorn," by Israeli artist Noa Kirel

  • Loves nature and open-air spaces

  • Loves to draw

  • Described by their father along with her sister as tiny balls of energy

  • Enjoyed pretending to cook with Aviv for their father, Yoni

  • Was visiting her grandmother, Efrat, who was murdered on October 7th

  • Turned 5 on January 24th, 2024

  • Has a cousin from Austin, Texas

Related Hostages: Aviv Asher, sister (Redeemed/Alive), Doron Katz Asher, mother (Redeemed/Alive), Ravid Katz, uncle (Captive/Confirmed Deceased) and Gadi Moses, extended family (Captive/Presumed Alive)

Date Last Updated: April 8th, 2024

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