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  • Israel catches kidnapper behind murder of the three teens

    August 6, 2014 | 2:15 pm

    The West Bank man believed to be the leader of the cell that kidnapped and killed three Jewish teens was arrested.

    A gag order on reporting the arrest more than three weeks ago of Hussam Kawasme was lifted on the evening of Aug. 5, according to Israeli media.

    Kawasme, of...

  • Live from the Ground: Israel Social TV Reports

    By Jeremy Elster

    July 10, 2014 | 6:30 am

    The events of the last few weeks beginning with the kidnapping of three Israeli yeshiva settler youths have laid bare the dissonance between illusions for peace and hope and the brutal cycle of violence that so often dominates the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

    In the following...

  • Kidnapped Israelis shot 10 times with silenced gun, U.S. lab says

    July 9, 2014 | 8:30 am

    Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted by Palestinians in the West Bank last month were shot at least 10 times with a silenced gun in what appeared to be premeditated killings, a U.S. official involved in the investigation said.

    The disclosure clashed with speculation by some...

  • New Yorkers hold solidarity vigil for slain Israeli teenagers

    June 30, 2014 | 5:03 pm

    Several hundred people waving Israeli flags and expressing grief and solidarity held a vigil in New York on Monday after the bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers were found in the West Bank.

    The bodies of the teens, who attended a religious school in a Jewish settlement,...

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  • Israel finds bodies of three missing teenagers in West Bank

    June 30, 2014 | 1:29 pm

    The bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers were found in the West Bank, and Israel vowed to punish Hamas, the Palestinian group it accuses of abducting and killing them.

    "They were kidnapped and murdered in cold blood by beasts," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a...

  • Jewish community responds to death of kidnapped Israeli teens

    June 30, 2014 | 12:41 pm

    New Community Jewish High School

    Dear Friends,

    The Board of Trustees, Faculty, and entire NCJHS Community join with the Jewish people around the world in profound sorrow as we mourn the loss of Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach.

    As a Jewish High School, the...

  • Police officers demoted for mishandling kidnapped teen’s call

    June 30, 2014 | 12:35 pm

    Several senior police officers were demoted for “severe failure of conduct” in their handling of the phone call from one of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers.

    [Related: Israel finds bodies of three missing teens in West Bank]

    A committee investigating the call found that the...

  • Israel names two Hamas militants as key suspects in kidnappings

    June 26, 2014 | 11:48 am

    Israel on Thursday named two Hamas Islamists as leading suspects in the June 12 kidnappings of three Israeli teenagers, in the most concrete report yet of results after weeks of searches in the West Bank.

    An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed reports that troops were seeking...

  • WATCH: Israel Social TV on the Kidnapping, Gender in Israel, “Airing Dirty Laundry”, and more

    By Jeremy Elster

    June 23, 2014 | 7:15 am

    In this edition of the English Language Social Order, we discuss:

    - The recent kidnapping of three yeshiva youths

    - Critique gender imbalance in the Israeli media

    - Attend Breaking the Silence's 10 year anniversary and ask, "What do you think about the criticism of "airing dirty laundry" in public?

    - March in the Gay Pride Parade in Tel Aviv

    - Investigate the new "Jewish Identity Administration" that is run by Naftali Bennett's Right Wing National Religious Jewish Home Party and responsible for strengthing the Jewish Identity of Israelis.

  • To My Sons’ Captors

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    June 21, 2014 | 10:44 pm

    16, 16, 19.

    They are just kids.
    They know only love.

    Their world is a ball-  soccer, tennis, basketball.

    Naftali is 16 and American.
    In the U.S. people sit in a park, with candles, waiting for him.

    Kids need to play.
    We are their parents. 
    Let them come home. 

    Let us...

  • Search for abducted teens faces complicated political landscape

    June 17, 2014 | 1:47 pm

    Since the three teenagers were abducted last week, Israel’s goals have been simple: Find them and punish their kidnappers.

    Realizing those goals, though, is far from a simple task.

    The international community has condemned the kidnappings, and Israel has spread its forces...

  • Netanyahu demands assistance from Abbas, who condemns kidnapping

    June 16, 2014 | 10:43 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that he expected his assistance in the return of three teens believed to have been kidnapped.

    Monday’s conversation was the first between the two leaders in more than a year. Abbas later...

  • At prayer vigils, Israelis gather in moment of unity over kidnapping

    June 16, 2014 | 10:33 am

    On the rolling green fields of a suburban Tel Aviv park, hundreds gathered to pray for the imminent rescue of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers.

    Rabbis delivered speeches, singer Yonatan Razel performed two pieces based on liturgical invocations of God’s mercy, and a prayer was...

  • Netanyahu prepares the nation: Finding the teens will take time

    June 16, 2014 | 10:21 am

    Finding the three kidnapped teenagers will take more time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an address to the nation.

    “We are in the middle of a complex operation. We need to be prepared for the fact that it may take more time,” Netanyahu said Monday afternoon....

  • Rabbis arrested in kidnapping, beating of recalcitrant husbands

    October 10, 2013 | 11:57 am

    Two Orthodox rabbis and two others were arrested for allegedly kidnapping and beating men in order to force them to grant their wives religious Jewish divorces.

    The men were arrested Wednesday night in a monthlong sting operation in which a female FBI agent posed as an Orthodox...

  • Americans in Yemen fear kidnappings

    July 25, 2013 | 9:56 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Luke, an American photographer and editor for an English-language local newspaper, lives in one of the tall historic buildings in the city.  With increased kidnappings of Westerners in Yemen, he also lives in fear.

    The number...

  • Modern slavery: Answering the cry

    May 15, 2013 | 9:54 am

    Modern slavery is everywhere, and women principally are its victims. 

    Whether kidnapped by a single deviant, as appears to be the case in Cleveland, or trafficked en masse across national borders for purposes of labor or sex exploitation, women’s lives are being stolen from them....

  • No one loves the stranger

    By Gina Nahai

    May 15, 2013 | 9:49 am

    I know what happened with those three women in Cleveland, how one man was able to imprison and torture them in the middle of a residential neighborhood for 10 years, even though he had grown children, brothers, cousins who visited the house for hours at a time. It’s not a pretty...

  • Cleveland kidnappings: We must be our brother’s keeper

    May 14, 2013 | 4:38 pm

    It is not our place to judge the neighbors of Ariel Castro. We don’t know enough about the particular circumstances of those who lived near this man who allegedly held three women hostage for a decade to be able to judge whether things could have been different had they been paying...

  • Al-Qaeda claims kidnapping of U.S. aid worker

    December 5, 2011 | 6:12 pm

    The leader of al-Qaeda took credit for the kidnapping of a 70-year-old American aid worker in Pakistan.

    In a video posted on militant Web sites, Ayman al-Zawahiri claimed responsibility for the Aug. 19 capture of Warren Weinstein from his home in the Pakistani city of Lahore....

  • Leiby Kletzky’s alleged killer reportedly tried to kidnap other boys

    July 17, 2011 | 12:36 pm

    The man charged in the murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky reportedly tried to kidnap other boys.

    A woman who lives three doors from Levi Aron in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn told the New York Post over the weekend that the confessed killer tried to kidnap her son in the last...

  • Israel attacks Hamas terror squad, killing 3

    April 3, 2011 | 11:35 am

    Israel’s Air Force attacked what it said was a terror squad planning to kidnap Israelis over the Passover holiday, killing three.

    The Israeli military stuck the men riding in a car in southern Gaza early Saturday morning.

    The IDF said in a statement that the three men killed in the...

  • Alleged Israeli Mob Member Faces Trial

    By Michael Belling

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    An alleged Israeli mobster is facing charges in South Africa that include murder, kidnapping, robbery and intimidation.

    The trial of Lior Saat next March will proceed following a ruling last week by Johannesburg's High Court that it has the jurisdiction to try him. It is considered...

  • Drive Opens to Free 11 Jews Held in Iran

    By Tom Tugend

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Babak Tehrani was 17 years old in June 1994 when he hugged his parents and two younger brothers, left his home in Tehran and, guided by a well-paid smuggler, tried to slip across the rugged mountains from Iran into Pakistan.

    He was joined by his friend, 20-year-old Shaheen Nikkhoo,...

  • The Vatican and the Shoah

    By Aaron Leibel

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    A boy goes missing on the grounds of a Jewish factory and his body is found riddled with wounds. "Science has established the time and the method.... It has indicated the goal ... the murder was committed by people who wanted to extract the blood. Now of such people one race alone is...

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