President Biden is reportedly “devastated” after Hamas terrorists killed another American hostage, but evidently not enough to crack down on them or do anything real about it.
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Judi Weinstein Haggai, 70, an American-Israeli teacher, and her 73-year-old husband, Gad Haggai, were both murdered on Oct. 7 by Hamas terrorists who still hold their bodies in Gaza.
As the news of their deaths surfaced, Biden was quick to post on X that he was “devastated.”
“Jill and I are devastated to learn that American Judi Weinstein is also believed to have been killed by Hamas on October 7,” Biden declared via a statement.
“This tragic development cuts deep, coming on the heels of last week’s news that Judy’s beloved husband, Gad Haggai, is believed to have been killed by Hamas. We are holding Judy and Gad’s four children, seven grandchildren, and other loved ones close to our hearts,” he hollowly claimed.
Jill and I are devastated to learn that Judy Weinstein, an American citizen, is believed to have been killed by Hamas on October 7. This cuts deep following the news that Gad Haggai, Judy’s husband, is also believed to have been killed by Hamas.
Earlier this month I spoke with…
— President Biden (@POTUS) December 29, 2023
“I will never forget what their daughter and the family members of other Americans held hostage in Gaza, have shared with me. They have been living through hell for weeks. No family should have to endure such an ordeal. And I reaffirm the pledge we have made to all the families of those still held hostage: we will not stop working to bring them home,” the statement concluded providing no comfort to the families whatsoever.
On Thursday, Kibbutz Nir Oz announced that Weinstein Haggai was murdered on October 7 when Hamas slaughtered over 1,200 in Israel, according to Israel National News. She had been presumed kidnapped.
“On the morning of October 7, when Hamas launched its attack, Judi and her husband Gadi went out for their regular morning walk in the fields and vineyards of the kibbutz. Judi managed to notify friends that they had been shot and that Gadi was critically injured. This was the last contact anyone had with them,” the outlet reported.
“Both Judi and Gadi were American citizens. Their bodies continue to be held in Gaza by the Hamas terrorist organization,” Israel National News noted.
Judi Weinstein, an Israeli-American from NY, who was taken hostage by Hamas on Oct 7 was confirmed dead today. Hamas is refusing to release her body. Her husband was also killed by Hamas.
May their memories be a blessing ️ pic.twitter.com/Kv8X0gBJ6q
— Chaya Raichik (@ChayaRaichik10) December 28, 2023
Israeli-American Hostage Judi Weinstein Haggai Declared Dead in Gaza
70 year old teacher.
Taking a sunrise walk with her husband.
October 7th her husband was shot dead by Hamas.
She was shot in the face and hand.
They are holding her body and her husband’s body in Gaza.… pic.twitter.com/VKYyE3FxnN
— Joyreaper (@joyreaper) December 29, 2023
The husband was declared dead six days before Weinstein Haggai according to the Associated Press. It is not clear how Israeli authorities determined the couple were dead.
They are survived by two sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren, according to the kibbutz.
“Weinstein was born in New York and was an active member of Kibbutz Nir Oz, a small community near the Gaza border where she taught English to children with special needs. The kibbutz said she also taught meditation techniques to children and teenagers who suffered from anxiety as a result of rocket fire from Gaza. Haggai was a retired chef and jazz musician,” the Associated Press reported.
“Judy dedicated her life to serving others, spending years teaching English and using her passions for poetry, puppeteering, and mindfulness to empower children of all backgrounds,” Weinstein Haggai’s family said in a statement.