Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Israel: Kidnapped boy's mother addresses UNHRC

From Jerusalem Post:

Rachel Fraenkel tells UNHRC that kidnapping of her son is 'every mother's nightmare' 



Mother of kidnapped Israeli teen speaks in Geneva to seek help for her son and 2 other abducted boys.

 Every child has the right to return home safely from school, Rachel Fraenkel told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday morning in Geneva as she urged the international community to help rescue her son and two other teenagers who were kidnapped by Hamas earlier this month. 

She described the events of June 12, in which her son, Naftali, 16, along with Gil-Ad Shaer, 16 and Eyal Yifrah, 19, were abducted from a hitchhiking post in the Gush Etzion region of the West Bank, as they made their way home from school. 

“My son texted me, said he was on his way home, and then he was gone. Every mother’s nightmare is waiting and waiting endlessly for her child to come home,” Rachel Fraenkel told the UNHRC....

Go read much more of this mother's nightmare here.  And pray.

[Related: Sara Netanyahu joins #Bringbackourboys campaign for kidnapped Israeli teens]

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