"The time for Jewish silence is past," said FM Israel Katz, who called for the dismissal of U.N. Special Rapporteur Francesca Albanese.

Fernando Simon Marman, 60, and Louis Har, 70—both kidnapped from Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak—are in good condition.

Francesca Albanese said the terrorists acted in response to "oppression" and not out of Jew-hatred.

The moving event took place on the date marking four months of the massacre in Israel.

These families, all with links to Portugal, ask the country to do everything in its power to bring their loved ones home again.

Intelligence suggests that the Hamas leader is preoccupied with his own survival and no longer commands the terrorist organization in Gaza.