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Rivlin Calls on World’s Religious Leaders to Pray for Missing Boys

Israel's newly elected president speaking at the massive prayer rally held at Tel Aviv's Rabin Square for the three missing Israeli boys.

Israel's newly elected president speaking at the massive prayer rally held at Tel Aviv's Rabin Square for the three missing Israeli boys.
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TEL AVIV – Israel’s newly elected president Reuven Rivlin called upon world leaders and religious figures to pray for the return of the three kidnapped Israeli boys at a massive prayer rally at Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square this Sunday evening, June 29.

“The call for the safety of these boys doesn’t have to come just from synagogues and yeshivas; it must also come from halls of prayer from every religion – from churches and mosques, especially during the Ramadan period,” Rivlin stated at the event where hundreds of people wore t-shirts with pictures of the missing boys.

Thousands of Israelis came together in a moving rally of support, prayer and solidarity for Naftali Frenkel, 16, Eyal Yifrach, 19, and Gilad Sha’ar, 16, who were kidnapped by Hamas terrorists nearly two weeks ago at the Gush Etzion Junction in Judea on their way home from school. Top Israeli musicians also sang at the event and the windows of the Tel Aviv city hall had the names of the missing boys spelled out.

Rachel Frenkel, mother of Naftali Frenkel, spoke at the rally, asking that the three boys “not be used for bargaining chips.”

“Somewhere out there in the night, there are three boys who know there’s no chance that we’ll give up,” Frenkel told the crowd.

About the Author: Anav Silverman is a regular contributor to Tazpit News Agency.


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11 Responses to “Rivlin Calls on World’s Religious Leaders to Pray for Missing Boys”

  1. Are they still alive???

  2. They are in harms way chances of getting them back small much less that they will be Unhurt pray also for their souls

  3. James Grace says:

    I have been and now ask you G

  4. the best idea is to wipe palastines out of israel.

  5. Lord Jesus we pray for these boys that they will be released and home safely

  6. Pray those boys will be home soon

  7. good idea,bed application!

  8. i do and the missing girls also

  9. Adou Abel says:

    We do not need prayers of muslims.

    When in their book, they speak about to kill JEWS so that if he is hidden behind a rock, this rock will speak that a Jew is behind me,

    And that the killer find the Jew.

    In this context which kind of prayer we need from them????

    We are together in prayer in this way to bring our teens back, the LORD GOD JEHOVAH will have MERCY ON US, AMEN…!!!

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