From Israel National News:
Families Make First Joint Statement to the PressFirst meeting between families since abduction; families thank supporters, IDF. "Naftali, Gilad, and Eyal: We love you and miss you."6/17/2014The parents of kidnapped teenagers Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) made a joint statement to the press Tuesday, after the first meeting of the three families since the boys were abducted Thursday night by Hamas terrorists.
'We feel a huge hug from the people of Israel, who accompanies us every hour - this strengthens us very much," they concluded. "Please keep praying and doing good deeds."
"To Naftali, Gilad, and Eyal: We love you and miss you. Be strong."(Source)
From Jeusalem Post:
IDF uses hand-launched drones to search for kidnapped teens
In the IDF's mission to locate the three missing yeshiva students kidnapped by terrorists late last week, Operation Brother's Keeper has mobilized intelligence and military assets from across the security spectrum, not least of all unmanned drones.
Sky Rider is a special forces unit operating from within the Artillery Corps which has been at the forefront of the IDF operations within the West Bank in recent days. The outfit's "Skylark" drones can be carried into the field then subsequently set up and launched by its operators....
Much more here.