web analytics
December 27, 2014 / 5 Tevet, 5775
 
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post
8000 meals Celebrate Eight Days of Chanukah – With 8,000 Free Meals Daily to Israel’s Poor

Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.



Peres, UN Chief Meet, Call for Boys’ Unconditional Release

Peres farewell tour continues with adieu chat with UN leader; men call for end to terrorism
Shimon Peres chats with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the World Economic Forum, 2009

Shimon Peres chats with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the World Economic Forum, 2009
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

President Shimon Peres, met on Sunday with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The leaders issued statements to the media and addressed the kidnapping of the three Israeli boys.

“Terror today is the central threat to the whole world,” Peres told reporters. “Israel suffers greatly from terror, and just yesterday evenings rockets were once again fired from the Gaza Strip at innocent Israeli civilians. I met with the families of the three kidnapped boys and they touched my heart, all of Israel is with them.” 

Peres praised the United Nations as “an important organization which represents the world,” and called on the world body to act  on behalf of the families of the missing boys and to call for their immediate release. “We must raise a moral cry and condemn terror on behalf of the entire world. I know how much the situation  in Gaza concerns you, but we must speak honestly – the one who is responsible for that is Hamas which runs Gaza and leads to terror and poverty – we have a moral responsibility to condemn Hamas and fight against all terrorism,” Peres said.

Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon  stressed that the United Nations unequivocally condemns the kidnappings and said “I have already issued a statement on the kidnapping of the young Israeli students, under any circumstances, for any reason, it cannot be justified. It is totally unacceptable.”

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “Peres, UN Chief Meet, Call for Boys’ Unconditional Release”

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
Ayala Shapira, 11, is fighting for her life after suffering burn wounds when an Arab terrorist threw a Molotov cocktail at the car in which she was riding.
‘Slight Improvement’ in Life-threatening Condition of Firebomb Victim
Latest News Stories
Sammy Ghozlan, president of the French Bureau for National Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism

Bullet holes in an identifiably Jewish-owned building Friday morning makes this the third such attack on Jews in Paris this week.

Firebombed car near Maale Shomron

Defense Minister Yaalon told Ruth Shapira that the terrorists were caught last night by IDF forces.

No more rockets

The early warning Code Red siren sounded shortly before noon Friday in the area of Netiv Asara and Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, sending residents to bomb shelters. The “rocket” apparently was rifle fire from Gaza. Residents also have reported they have heard sounds of tunnels being built underground.

Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

Gov. Mike Pence celebrated Christmas in Israel and staked his credentials for a possible run at the presidency.

A Superdeal branch in Jerusalem ran an exhibition called “Special” with music and entertainment while you shop.

An Afikim bus driving past the Maaleh Shomron junction on Road 55 was stoned by Arabs.

Argentina’s president Christina Fernandez has accepted an official Jewish godson for the first time in the country’s history to help counter legend of death to a seventh son. She described in seven tweets her meeting with her new godson, Yair Tawil, a member of a Chabad-Lubavitch family. He was adopted as a godson under a […]

Israel’s deterrence must be waning as some Iron Domes are being redeployed.

Will American-born Uri Bank win a Knesset seat?

A kosher restaurant is the scene of the second shooting incident at a Jewish site in Paris this week.

Doctors at Sheba Medical Center are currently fighting for Ayala Shapira’s life, who suffered burns to 50% of her body.

Plans also advanced for new homes in Har Homa in southern Jerusalem.

More Articles from Jewish Press News Briefs
No more rockets

The early warning Code Red siren sounded shortly before noon Friday in the area of Netiv Asara and Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, sending residents to bomb shelters. The “rocket” apparently was rifle fire from Gaza. Residents also have reported they have heard sounds of tunnels being built underground.

An Afikim bus driving past the Maaleh Shomron junction on Road 55 was stoned by Arabs.

Israel’s deterrence must be waning as some Iron Domes are being redeployed.

Will American-born Uri Bank win a Knesset seat?

Police were forced to close the case on their primary suspect as they didn’t actually have any evidence linking him to the crime.

Israeli Muslims who support ISIS hit with a travel ban.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/peres-un-chief-meet-call-for-boys-unconditional-release/2014/06/30/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: