Deputy Transportation Minister Hotovely announces it’s time to “change the rules” following the Hamas inspired kidnapping-murder of the 3 Israeli youths.
By Benny Toker and Elad Benari
Deputy Transportation Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud Beytenu) on Tuesday said it was time to “change the rules of the game” following the murder of the three Israeli teenagers by Hamas terrorists.
Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Hotovely said that increased construction in Judea and Samaria and targeted killings of terrorists were no longer sufficient as responses, adding that it was time to impose a death penalty on terrorists.
“This is the first incident to come out of Judea and Samaria after the Hamas and Fatah unity. Continue Reading »
Free lifesaving Israeli phone app will set in motion emergency distress alert with a simple swipe of your finger.
Following the tragic murders of the kidnapped youths, 60,000 Israelis have already downloaded the one-swipe emergency alert application that was recently offered free to the public by the volunteer rescue organization, United Hatzalah (UH).
United Hatzalah’s SOS app. – Photo: Courtesy
Parents are urged to download the lifesaving app called SOS, which could prevent future abductions, said UH founder and president Eli Beer. With one simple swipe of the finger, SOS subscribers can inform the non-profit organization, which has an active switchboard around the clock, that they are in distress and give the security forces permission to track their exact location using patented GPS technology. Continue Reading »
Some Police officers were dismissed & may possibly be fired after release of emergency police call from kidnapped Gil-Ad Shaer, shortly after his abduction.
By Omri Efraim
Israel Police on Tuesday released a recording of the emergency call made by Gil-Ad Shaer shortly after his abduction in the West Bank on June 12, whose bodies were found Monday near Hebron.
These are the most dramatic moments in the kidnapping of the three Israeli teens – Naftali Frenkel, Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrach.
At 10:25pm on Thursday, June 12, Gil-Ad Shaer make a chilling call to the police’s 100 call center, saying “I’ve been kidnapped.” Continue Reading »
Walla news site reports: Forensic evidence suggests 1 of the abducted boys put up a ‘meaningful resistance’ to his kidnappers.
By Arutz Sheva staff
Forensic findings on the body of one of the three teenage boys abducted and murdered on June 12 show that the boy put up “meaningful resistance” to his attackers, reported news site Walla on Tuesday, citing a source who was involved in the process of identifying the bodies of the teens.
According to an IDF source, after the boys entered the abductors’ vehicle at the Alon Shvut intersection at Gush Etzion, the vehicle traveled west, then made a U-turn toward Hevron. Continue Reading »
Reiterating Obama, the State Department urges restraint on both sides.
Chairman of House Foreign Relations C’tee says US should be under no illusion that unity gov’t wants peace.
NEW YORK — The United States issued a measured response to the murder of three Israeli teenage boys on Monday, two weeks after the students first gripped the heart of the Jewish nation, and hours after Israel Defense Forces found the missing – Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrah and Gil-Ad Shaer – dead in an open field.
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US President Barack Obama – Photo: REUTERS
In a statement issued to the press, US President Barack Obama balanced a message of empathy as a father with a call for restraint from a leader familiar with spiraling conflicts in the Middle East.
Netanyahu, ‘Revenge for the blood of a teenager or young man is not the devil’s work, Hamas is responsible, Hamas will pay.’
By Tova Dvorin
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu released an official response to the murder of abducted Israeli teens Gilad Sha’ar (16), Naftali Frenkel (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) on Monday, expressing grief and vowing revenge.
“With a heavy heart, we have found tonight three bodies, and all of the information we have indicates that these are the bodies of the abductees – Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali,” Netanyahu began.
“They were murdered in cold blood by human animals,” he said. Continue Reading »
✡ ——- ISRAEL MOURNS ——- ✡
Search ends as security forces find the bodies of the 3 kidnapped Israeli teens outside Hebron in Beit Kahil region on the 18th day of Israel’s search for Gil-Ad Shaer, Naftali Fraenkel & Eyal Yifrah ז”ל.
The gov’t’s security cabinet to convene later Monday night.
The bodies of the three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped over two weeks ago were found by security forces in a field northwest of Hebron on Monday afternoon.
Bystanders at Halhul junction mourn the deaths of the three kidnapped boys – Photo: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
The discovery came after the Shin Bet focused its efforts in the area over the past two days during searches for the three abducted Israeli teens, who were abducted from a hitchhiking point in Gush Etzion. Continue Reading »
Israel’s note attached to the candy reads, “Ramadan Kareem. Here are some sweets because Hamas is making life bitter in the West Bank.”
The Israeli army handed out lollipops and matchboxes with anti-Hamas messages written on them to Palestinians as they continued their search for the three missing Israeli teens, Palestinian media reported Sunday.
Lollipops in the West Bank with the slogan ‘Here are some sweets because Hamas is making life bitter in the West Bank’ – Photo: AFP
“Ramadan Kareem. Here are some sweets because Hamas is making life bitter in the West Bank,” the note reads. Continue Reading »
“Both of these countries have the audacity to stand here & accuse Israel of human rights violations… Unbelievable!” Israel’s UN envoy Prosor said, reminding the UN that “one created Hezbollah & the other created al-Qaeda” and both are right now “fighting a proxy war in Syria,” killing thousands.
By Yitzhak Benhorin
The UN Security Council on Thursday rejected another attempt of Arab and Muslim countries to condemn Israel’s military operation in the West Bank to find the abducted Israeli teenagers.
Ambassador Ron Prosor – Photo: YouTube screenshot
A petition from a coalition of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar was raised during a closed discussion of the UN Security Council. Continue Reading »
Racheli Frenkel pleads, “It is wrong to take children and use them as an instrument in any struggle. You are responsible for human rights.”
By Tova Dvorin
Racheli Frenkel, the mother of kidnapped teen Naftali Frenkel (16), addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday, urging them to rally the international community to place pressure on Hamas to release the kidnapped teens. With her were Bat Galim Sha’ar and Iris Yifrah.
“I have come here today as a mother,” Frenkel said, tearfully. “Twelve days ago, my son and his friends were kidnapped on their way home from school. Continue Reading »
Hamas leader Meshaal: ‘We have no knowledge of the kidnapping but we applaud the kidnappers’.
Vice chairman of Hamas political bureau, Haniyeh: ‘The 3rd intifada has already started’
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal addressed for the first time Monday the kidnapping of three Israeli teens 11 days ago, saying Hamas has no information regarding the kidnapping. Meshaal also said: “If, indeed, any Palestinian group is behind the kidnapping, those who did it must be saluted.”
Hamas Leader Khaled Meshaal gives a press conference at the Journalist Syndicate building – Photo: AFP/Gianluigi Guercia
In an interview with Al-Jazeera Meshaal, who lives in Qatar, said he “congratulates whomever kidnapped them [the teens] because the Palestinian prisoners should be released.” Continue Reading »