Israeli envoy committed to providing ongoing assistance to family of slain OFW by Hamas

Israeli Government Provides Continuing Assistance to Family of Filipino Killed in Hamas Attack

MANILA – The Israeli Embassy in Manila has announced that the family of one of the Filipinos killed during Hamas’ attack on Israel will receive ongoing support from the Israeli government. The news came as Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines, Ilan Fluss, and Consul Moti Cohen welcomed the remains of the victim, Cabrera, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Monday, Nov. 6.

Expressing his condolences, Ambassador Fluss extended his sympathy to Cabrera’s family. He also thanked her for her dedication in serving and protecting her Israeli employer. Fluss emphasized that all overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) murdered by Hamas are considered heroes by Israelis and are forever part of their family.

Cabrera was among the 1,400 individuals who tragically lost their lives in the Hamas attack on Oct. 7. Ambassador Fluss assured that the Israeli government is committed to bringing back the 240 individuals who were also taken hostage by Hamas. He further pledged to prevent future atrocities by Hamas, emphasizing the government’s commitment to protecting both Israelis and Filipinos.

The Israeli Embassy in Manila provided a photo of the event, showing Ambassador Fluss and Consul Cohen receiving Cabrera’s remains at NAIA (pictured above).

As part of their ongoing efforts, the Israeli government will provide support and assistance to Cabrera’s family during this difficult time, joining hands with the international community in condemning acts of terrorism and promoting peace and security globally.

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