Three prizes for unity will be presented in a ceremony hosted by President Rivlin to acknowledge the unity of the nation after the kidnapping of the three boys last summer.
Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel suffered a huge loss when her teen son Naftali was kidnapped and murdered by Hamas in June 2014.
Thousands gather in ]erusalem to remember Naftali, Eyal and Gil-Ad 30 days after their deaths.
During those 18 days, we learned that it is better to live in a country where Jews love one another and look for the good in their fellow Jews.
We should realize these tragic events reflect human disobedience of God, and cause God sorrow and regret.
Abu Khdeir’s horrific murder should serve as a reminder to us of the dangers of placing “Jewish” before democratic.
Along with most of the country, I had spent the previous 18 days consumed with worry for the fate of three teenagers I’d never met.
Rabbi Akiva, Daniel Pearl and our three boys.
Unless dramatic changes are made in the political and diplomatic conduct, more kidnappings and murders are bound to take place.
Global double standards, callousness and hypocrisy regarding Israel were on full display this week.