Ali Weinstein, the niece of Judith Weinstein Haggai (Archive photo)
Those close to him still wanted, until very recently, for tensions to ease in the Middle East. They were particularly shaken by the rise in hate speech against Jews and Muslims in Canada.
We are inspired by my sister, who believed in peace and harmony, said Larry Weinstein, Judith's brother, in an interview with CBC News in early December.
< p class="Text-sc-2357a233-1 imohSo">As long as people are at each other's throats, there can be no resolution.
A quote from Larry Weinstein, the brother of Judith Weinstein Haggai
Approximately 1,200 people were killed by Hamas on October 7, and 250 were taken hostage. To date, 129 of them are still being held in Gaza, according to Israeli authorities.
A one-year truce week at the end of November resulted in the release of 105 hostages, including 80 in exchange for 240 Palestinian prisoners.
At least 21,320 people – mostly women , children and adolescents – have been killed in Gaza since the start of the Israeli response, according to Hamas authorities.
With information from Agence France-Presse, La Presse canadienne and CBC