In Memoriam of:

Smdar Mor Idan

Age: 38

In Loving Memory of the Innocent Souls Taken Too Soon. United in peace, their light shines on in the hearts left behind. October 7, 2023, a day of sorrow, but their memories guide us toward a hopeful tomorrow.

Smadar z"l was killed during a terrorist raid on her home in Kfar Aza. She worked in the Shin Bet and was married and mother of three children.

Her husband, Roee Idan, 43, was a photographer for the Ynet news site who filmed the early moments of the Hamas terrorist infiltration into Israel, was killed in the invasion alongside his wife, Smadar .

The couple’s 3-year-old daughter, Avigayil, was taken captive by Hamas and released 50 days later. Their other two children hid in a closet and escaped.

Idan was unaccounted for for more than 10 days until his body was finally identified and his death confirmed. Smadar, an employee of the Shin Bet agency, was found murdered in their home not long after the Hamas invasion on October 7. The couple were laid to rest together almost two weeks after they were killed.

The Idan family lived in Kibbutz Kfar Aza, just a few kilometers from the border, and Idan left home early Saturday morning and managed to film the start of the Hamas invasion, as terrorists paraglided across the border, sending it to the news site before he was shot and killed.


Source: The Times of Israel 

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