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Channa Peri

Gender: Female

Age when taken: 79

Citizenships: South Africa, Israel

Occupation: Retired Manager of the local Grocery and Sewing shops

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

More about Channa:

  • Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, before making Aliyah to Israel in her 20’s

  • Has 3 children: Roee, Ayelet, and Nadav

  • Roee was murdered on October 7th, while Nadav is still held captive

  • Both Channa and her son Nadav suffer from diabetes 

  • Enjoys tending to her garden, caring for her cat, “Gingi,” practicing Tai Chi, and playing Rummikub games with her grandchildren

Related Hostage: Nadav Popplewell, son, (Captive/Presumed Alive)

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Date Last Updated: May 5th, 2024

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