Rabbinic Leadership Mourns Deaths of Israeli Teens

In response to the tragic news that the bodies of three missing Israeli teens, Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach, have been found, Rabbi Rick Block, President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) and Rabbi Steve Fox, Chief Executive of the CCAR, issued the following statement:

Baruch Dayan HaEmet. Our hearts are broken over the discovery of the bodies of the three Israeli teens whose have been missing for two weeks. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, all the citizens of Israel and all who are devastated by the horrific crime.

The Central Conference of American Rabbis stands in solidarity with all in mourning and we hope that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are brought to justice shortly. May we come to know and live in a world in which peace prevails.