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Frenkel’s Mother to Implore UN HRC: Please Help Find Our Boys

Rachel Frenkel will address the UN HRC tomorrow, beseeching the international community to "do everything it can to help find the boys and bring them home safely,
Rachel Frenkel, mother of Naftali Frenkel, one of the three kidnapped Israeli teens, will address the UN Human Rights Council on June 24, 2014.

Rachel Frenkel, mother of Naftali Frenkel, one of the three kidnapped Israeli teens, will address the UN Human Rights Council on June 24, 2014.
Photo Credit: UN Watch

Rachel Frenkel  will address the United Nations Human Rights Council tomorrow, June 24.

Frenkel is the mother of 16 year old Israeli-American Naftali Frenkel, one of the three Israeli teenagers kidnapped on June 12.

UN Watch, a human rights non-governmental organization, invited Frenkel to come to Geneva from Israel, and to use the NGO’s allotted slot to address the HRC. She will use her time to implore the global human rights body and the entire “international community do everything it can to help find the boys and bring them home safely,” according to a statement released by UN Watch.

Frenkel will address the HRC at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow, which is 5:00 a.m. in New York, and 12:00 noon in Israel.

Hillel Neuer is the executive director of UN Watch.

“UN Watch condemns the kidnapping of the three boys, which the ICRC [International Committee of the Red Cross] rightly described as a war crime, and calls for their immediate, unconditional and safe return,” Neuer said.

“This heinous act violates international humanitarian law, which prohibits targeting civilians and the taking of hostages. We are in awe of Mrs. Frenkel’s strength of spirit, and are grateful for the opportunity to offer her an international platform to appeal for the safe release of her son and the other two boys. We hope the international community will collectively heed her call,” he continued.

Frenkel will also be meeting with senior international officials while she is in Geneva, in an effort to enlist their assistance. UN Watch is helping to facilitate those meetings.

Naftali Frenkel, along with Gilad Shaar and Eyal Nifrach, are believed to have been kidnapped by Hamas terrorists. They were abducted Thursday evening, June 12. One of the boys was able to leave a brief telephone message with a police hotline, explaining that they had been kidnapped. The Israel Defense Force and other security organizations have been searching ceaselessly to recover the boys.

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


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76 Responses to “Frenkel’s Mother to Implore UN HRC: Please Help Find Our Boys”

  1. GOD BLESS THE PARENTS AND THE BOYS … this is a nightmare to the jewish nation and the world …

  2. GOD BLESS THE PARENTS AND THE BOYS … this is a nightmare to the jewish nation and the world …

  3. GOD BLESS THE PARENTS AND THE BOYS … this is a nightmare to the jewish nation and the world …

  4. GOD BLESS THE PARENTS AND THE BOYS … this is a nightmare to the jewish nation and the world …

  5. This woman has amazing strength.

  6. This woman has amazing strength.

  7. This woman has amazing strength.

  8. This woman has amazing strength.

  9. Margot Fisch Benstock via Facebook says:

    G-d bless #BringBackOurBoys and their parents

  10. Margot Fisch Benstock via Facebook says:

    G-d bless #BringBackOurBoys and their parents

  11. Margot Fisch Benstock via Facebook says:

    G-d bless #BringBackOurBoys and their parents

  12. Margot Fisch Benstock via Facebook says:

    G-d bless #BringBackOurBoys and their parents

  13. U.N. will not do anything about the 3kids anyway Israel will help to gind them for good and just pray god because he knew where they are at..

  14. U.N. will not do anything about the 3kids anyway Israel will help to gind them for good and just pray god because he knew where they are at..

  15. U.N. will not do anything about the 3kids anyway Israel will help to gind them for good and just pray god because he knew where they are at..

  16. U.N. will not do anything about the 3kids anyway Israel will help to gind them for good and just pray god because he knew where they are at..

  17. Ruth Jaffe Lieberman says:

    Racheli Frenkel is an amazing example of the highest sort of person – bring her boy home to her now! #mothersunite #bringbackourboys

  18. i have not read this yet however may and also i do not know anything about this alleged incident and pray for God’s guidance and may all people involved rely on God’s guidance and not human speculation, conjecture, bias etc.

  19. i have not read this yet however may and also i do not know anything about this alleged incident and pray for God’s guidance and may all people involved rely on God’s guidance and not human speculation, conjecture, bias etc.

  20. i have not read this yet however may and also i do not know anything about this alleged incident and pray for God’s guidance and may all people involved rely on God’s guidance and not human speculation, conjecture, bias etc.

  21. i have not read this yet however may and also i do not know anything about this alleged incident and pray for God’s guidance and may all people involved rely on God’s guidance and not human speculation, conjecture, bias etc.

  22. bring our boys back: praying for speedy return!!

  23. bring our boys back: praying for speedy return!!

  24. bring our boys back: praying for speedy return!!

  25. bring our boys back: praying for speedy return!!

  26. Yaakov Klass says:

    Anyone who doesn't join in the anguish of these parents and bear in mind 24/7 the anguish, fear and pain that these three boys are enduring surely has a heart of stone. Let us all beseech Hashem on their behalf.

  27. Yaakov Klass says:

    Anyone who doesn't join in the anguish of these parents and bear in mind 24/7 the anguish, fear and pain that these three boys are enduring surely has a heart of stone. Let us all beseech Hashem on their behalf.

  28. why were those boys hitchhiking in the West Bank???

  29. why were those boys hitchhiking in the West Bank???

  30. why were those boys hitchhiking in the West Bank???

  31. why were those boys hitchhiking in the West Bank???

  32. @jordan It was from a pick up spot used by travelers and within their route to/ from school.

  33. @jordan It was from a pick up spot used by travelers and within their route to/ from school.

  34. @jordan It was from a pick up spot used by travelers and within their route to/ from school.

  35. @jordan It was from a pick up spot used by travelers and within their route to/ from school.

  36. Interessante o Estado de Israel e os israelenses que nunca se importaram e até desrespeitaram e desrespeitam a ONU.Agora apelam por sua intermediação.

  37. Interessante o Estado de Israel e os israelenses que nunca se importaram e até desrespeitaram e desrespeitam a ONU.Agora apelam por sua intermediação.

  38. Interessante o Estado de Israel e os israelenses que nunca se importaram e até desrespeitaram e desrespeitam a ONU.Agora apelam por sua intermediação.

  39. Interessante o Estado de Israel e os israelenses que nunca se importaram e até desrespeitaram e desrespeitam a ONU.Agora apelam por sua intermediação.

  40. שהאל יתן לך כוח,אמן!!

  41. שהאל יתן לך כוח,אמן!!

  42. שהאל יתן לך כוח,אמן!!

  43. שהאל יתן לך כוח,אמן!!

  44. Did anyone check under the Dome of The Rock? Under The HALL OF SOULS and below that is a cave.

  45. Did anyone check under the Dome of The Rock? Under The HALL OF SOULS and below that is a cave.

  46. Did anyone check under the Dome of The Rock? Under The HALL OF SOULS and below that is a cave.

  47. Did anyone check under the Dome of The Rock? Under The HALL OF SOULS and below that is a cave.

  48. Beryl Cohen says:

    What an amazing woman. To be able in her sorrow to speak to all those people who really have no interest in anything to do with Israel or Israelis.I hope that she will be granted the strength that she needs.She is a special person and will not give up on her son or the other boys! Everyone awaits their return in safety and good health.

  49. Beth Wright via Facebook says:

    They cant or they wont..

  50. Beth Wright via Facebook says:

    They cant or they wont..

  51. Beth Wright via Facebook says:

    They cant or they wont..

  52. Beth Wright via Facebook says:

    They cant or they wont..

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