Family of Ravid Katz, believed a Gaza hostage, informed he was killed on October 7

Ravid Katz, resident of Kibbutz Nir Oz, who was believed to be a captive in Gaza, was identified as killed in the October 7, 2023, Hamas assault on November 28, 2023. (Courtesy)
Ravid Katz, resident of Kibbutz Nir Oz, who was believed to be a captive in Gaza, was identified as killed in the October 7, 2023, Hamas assault on November 28, 2023. (Courtesy)

The family of Ravid Katz, who was believed to have been taken hostage, announce that they have been informed that he was killed on October 7, and his body has been identified.

Katz is the brother of Doron Katz-Asher, who was released last week along with her daughters Raz, 5, and Aviv, 2.

“Yesterday we were informed of the bitter news that Ravid Katz, the brother of my wife Doron, was killed in the events of Oct. 7,” says brother-in-law Yoni Asher in a statement.

“Ravid lived in Kibbutz Nir Oz, was a man of education, of the beautiful Land of Israel, a wonderful father to Shahar, Shira, and little Alma who is six months old, and a partner to Revital. We will always remember him.”

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