the boys

Outpouring Of Anger And Anguish

At memorial services here for slain teens.

07/02/2014

Thousands of Jews in the metropolitan area participated in hastily prepared programs Tuesday evening to memorialize the three Israeli teenagers who were buried earlier in the day.

More than 700 people filled The Jewish Center on the Upper West Side and an estimated 500 more stood outside as a series of dignitaries – state and city political officials, communal leaders and clergy – expressed their anguish and anger over the murder of Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrah and Gilad Shaar.

Israel’s Next Move?: ‘Root Out Sources Of Terror’

Hoenlein, on El Al flight as news spread, urges ‘strong response.’

06/30/2014
Staff Writer

Malcolm Hoenlein was landing in Israel Monday night aboard an El Al flight as news of the murders of the three kidnapped yeshiva students was announced.

Israel Reacts To Boys' Deaths

On Jerusalem's streets, residents speak of sadness, conflict, rage and concern for the future: 'There's no end to this.'

06/30/2014
Israel Correspondent

Jerusalem – While many Israelis believed in their hearts that the three teens kidnapped more than two weeks ago would not be recovered alive, since no group had claimed responsibility or demanded the release of prisoners, when Israeli media reported their deaths at 8:30 p.m., it still came as a terrible shock.

Israelis rallied in Tel Aviv on Sunday, before they received news of the boys' death. Getty Images
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