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.
Joshua Mitnick and Michele Chabin |
Tel Aviv — As emotionally spent Israelis on Tuesday buried three teenagers 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.
The Israeli military has found three bodies believed to be those of the missing teenagers who disappeared more than two weeks ago while hitchhiking home from their yeshiva in the occupied West Bank, a senior government official told...
Michele Chabin |
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.