Ori Megidish (19) returns to active IDF duty

Ori Megidish was an observation soldier at the Nahal Oz post; she was taken as a hostage by Hamas on Oct 7 at age 18, and later she was rescued by October 30th in the first successful IDF rescue mission in two decades. She was brought back from Gaza to Kyriat Gat, Israel amid celebrations in her town.  On Jan 11 she met President Herzog and now, late in February, she has returned to active duty.


Screenshot from Times of Israel taken on 26 Feb, 2024.

The IDF spoke of Ori’s “personal desire and sense of mission to serve the country.”

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