Canadian Israeli peace activist Vivian Silver was killed in Hamas attack

Trisha D.
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Vivian Silver, a Canadian Israeli peace activist who was feared to have been taken hostage by militants last month, was killed in Hamas’s Oct. 7 attack on Israel, her family said.

Silver, well known in Israel for her peace activism, was among at least 80 people killed during Hamas militants’ attack on the Beeri Kibbutz, her son Chen Zeigen confirmed. About 30 people were kidnapped, and Silver’s sons feared she was among them.

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