kidnapped Israeli teens

1 Million Marking Unity Day Commemorating 3 Kidnapped Israeli Teens

06/02/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — More than 1 million people in Israel and around the world are participating in Unity Day events, marking one year since the kidnap and murder of three Israeli teenagers.

The parents of the 3 boys murdered last year at an event to mark Jerusalem Unity Day on Wednesday. Via

Ringleader In Killings Of 3 Israeli Teens Sentenced To 3 Life Terms

01/05/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — The leader of the terrorist cell who kidnapped and murdered three Israeli teenagers in June was sentenced to three life sentences.

Brooklyn Baby Named For 3 Murdered Israeli Teens

07/14/2014 - 20:00

A Brooklyn baby was named Eyal Gilad Naftali in memory of the three murdered Israeli teens.

The name was announced at the baby’s bris on Monday, according to the NRG news website. He is the son of Yankee and Bina Teitelbaum, who live in the Crown Heights neighborhood.

Finding Comfort In The ‘Face Of Evil’

White Plains mourns slain Israeli students.

07/07/2014 - 20:00
Westchester Correspondent

The three yahrtzeit candles — one for each of the murdered Israeli teens — stood mute, silhouetted against the serene backdrop of trees visible through the picture windows of Bet Am Shalom Synagogue’s sanctuary, as a poignant reminder of why nearly every one of the 500 seats was occupied.

Yahrtzeit candles for the slain students at memorial service.  Merri Rosenberg/JW

At Memorial Services Here, Outpouring Of Anger, Anguish

Events for slain teens held on Upper West Side, L.I. and Westchester.

07/07/2014 - 20:00

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

Israel’s consul general in New York, Ido Aharoni. Judy Rosenblatt

At Teens’ Funeral, Personal Grief And National Solidarity Merge

07/01/2014 - 20:00

Modiin, Israel — They were their mothers’ sons. They were all of our sons. They were dear boys. They were martyrs for Israel. They were funny, clever, creative. They are the messengers of the Jewish people in heaven.

Discovery Of Palestinian Teen’s Body Spurs Rioting In E. Jerusalem

07/01/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The body of a Palestinian teenager was found in the Jerusalem Forest hours after he was reported kidnapped from an eastern Jerusalem neighborhood.

After The Anguish, Few Good Options Seen

As right wants to ‘eradicate’ Hamas leaders, Netanyahu in bind on retaliatory measures.

07/01/2014 - 20:00
Israel Correspondents

Tel Aviv — As emotionally spent Israelis on Tuesday buried three teenagers who were discovered murdered in the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was left to grapple with the question of how to craft a response — in a crisis that has become a crucial moment in his administration.

Mourners at funeral of Eyal Ifrach, one of the three yeshiva students found dead this week.  Getty Images

Lost Teens Still With Us

Vigil for ‘our boys’ united us in concern and caring.

07/01/2014 - 20:00
Associate Editor

As we say in the Prayer for Dew (“the symbol of youthful promise”), with the boys in another world, “With His consent I shall speak of mysteries.”

Aryeh Kalb, 13, attends a vigil in New York in remembrance of three Israeli boys who were kidnapped and murdered. Getty Images

‘Don’t Let Time Weaken Our Fervor’

Support for kidnapped Israeli students continues to resonate here.

06/24/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Two weeks after Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrach, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Frenkel, 16, were kidnapped from the West Bank on their way home from school, local demonstrations of solidarity continue apace as “Bring Back Our Boys” efforts resonate throughout the community.

About 1,000 people turned out Tuesday in Midtown to show their support for three kidnapped Israeli students. Michael Datikash/JW
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