Naftali Frenkel

Outpouring Of Anger And Anguish

At memorial services here for slain teens.

07/01/2014 - 20:00

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.

Long Island Comes Together In Solidarity With Kidnapped Israeli Teens

06/25/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Political leaders put aside politics and joined with clergy from several denominations in Mineola, L.I., today to raise their voice in a collective call for the release of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers.

LI memorial service

Mother Of Kidnapped Naftali Frenkel Tells U.N.: ‘Much More Can Be Done’

06/23/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The mother of Naftali Frenkel implored the U.N. Human Rights Council to help find her son and two other abducted Israeli teenagers.

The Boys, And Israel's Painful Struggle

06/19/2014 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Despite its many fault lines, the international Jewish community stands united, and shoulder to shoulder with Israel, in its struggle to bring Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Frenkel safely home. There are no equivocations to be argued, no moral equivalences to be drawn with Israel’s continued presence in the territories, no discussion of housing starts in disputed areas … nothing. This is, simply, a terrorist act by a terrorist organization. If you have to struggle to be appalled by it, well, shame on you.

Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik

Palestinian Teen Dies In Clashes With IDF Troops

06/19/2014 - 20:00

A Palestinian teenager was killed in a clash with Israeli troops searching for three abducted Israeli youths in the West Bank, Palestinian sources said.

Parents Of Kidnapped U.S.-Israeli Teen: ‘Israel Will Bring You Back’

06/15/2014 - 20:00

JERUSALEM — The parents of Naftali Frenkel, one of three teens kidnapped last week, assured their son that “Israel will bring you back.”

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