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NY Triplets Named Gilad, Naftali and Eyal


UPDATE: This story may not be true. We are trying to confirm it one way or the other.

A Jewish family in New York has honored the memory of Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Sha’ar and Naftali Fraenkel by naming triplets after the yeshiva students who were kidnapped and murdered by Palestinian “freedom fighters” on June 12.

At a brit (circumcision) ceremony Wednesday, the babies were named: Eyal Yosef, Gil-ad Menachem and Naftali Chaim one day after their namesakes were laid to rest – accompanied by 150,000 Israelis.

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60 Responses to “NY Triplets Named Gilad, Naftali and Eyal”

  1. May they have long and happy life!

  2. Aleene Clark says:

    BLESS THEM LORD

  3. Patty Hay says:

    This is awesome. What a way to honor these young boys. May these triplets grow up and honor their name sakes by loving Yahweh. .

  4. Anita Zohar says:

    מזל טוב! Mazal tov

  5. what an incredibly touching tribute.

  6. What a beautiful honor they have given to the murdered young men

  7. Kenneth Blum says:

    How about honoring them by making Aliyah?

  8. Tom Rodgers says:

    Very noble and you should be proud

  9. You said it perfectly, Marsha…beautiful!!!

  10. Lots of Mazal for these new parents, Kol ha kavod ! Long life to El-Ad, Naftali & Eyal

  11. Baruch HaShem! May they be a blessing to their parents, their siblings, their teachers, their communities . . . to all who know them, to Klal Yisroel.

  12. Baruch HaShem! May they be a blessing to their parents, their siblings, their teachers, their communities . . . to all who know them, to Klal Yisroel.

  13. Baruch HaShem! May they be a blessing to their parents, their siblings, their teachers, their communities . . . to all who know them, to Klal Yisroel.

  14. Bless the small babies and the parents <3

  15. Bless the small babies and the parents <3

  16. A wonderful tribute. May the boys grow up to become fine young men.

  17. So beautiful!!! What a mitzvah!

  18. Oh, that’s so precious.

  19. BLESS THE TRIPLETS!!

  20. What a beautiful story!!!

  21. Judith Ross says:

    May the live in Shalom!

  22. Judith Ross says:

    May the live in Shalom!

  23. That is such a beautiful! No matter how far we are we always feel each other’s pain. A million miles away and it’s really amazing what this couple did. G- d bless them! We will always be united! Am Yisroel chai!

  24. God will bless them all!

  25. The greatest tribute that could ever be paid,their names live on !

  26. That is wonderful.

  27. Jen Peirce says:

    Love this honor bestowed!

  28. Wonderful. They will be told where their names came from and be so proud. God bless their lives.

  29. Wonderful. They will be told where their names came from and be so proud. God bless their lives.

  30. Beautifully, and Mazal Tov

  31. Beautifully, and Mazal Tov

  32. Beverly Bass says:

    Bless them forever!!! I hope the families are told that tiny new lives are carrying on the names of their beloved children….what a wonderful thing to do! <3

  33. Beverly Bass says:

    Bless them forever!!! I hope the families are told that tiny new lives are carrying on the names of their beloved children….what a wonderful thing to do! <3

  34. Beautiful….Mazal Tov…..new life brings new hope, let the memories of the 3 teenagers be honoured and let these new lives bring love, light and peace to the world! ❤

  35. Frieda Oren says:

    Beautiful ….Mazal Tov!

  36. What a beautiful way to honour their lives

  37. Cherie Lewis says:

    Mazal tov on the three young boys!

  38. Not sure if I would want to impose the sad history of three kids’ death on my own three triplets. It sounds like a nice thing to do – but it is dragging a sad event and dumping it on three children who have noting to do with it. This is mixing the fates of six different souls.

  39. Beautiful. Mazel Tov the parents of these baby boys.

  40. I’ve been told that this story is made up…

  41. מזל טוב. בשורות טובות לעם ישראל.

  42. I bless them with The Presence of G-D to be with them through out their lives. Shalom

  43. Im sorry, but no. This is not real.http://ynet.co.il.d4p.net/articles/0,7340,L-4506367,00.html

    שלישיית דדון
    http://www.ynet.co.il
    זו היתה לידה נדירה: שלישייה זהה, שנוצרה בהריון ספונטני. כפיר, לביא ואיתן נולדו בשבוע ה-26 להריון, ומשקלם הכולל היה פחות מ-2.5 ק”ג. בחודשים האחרונים ליווינו את מיטל דדון ובעלה שלומי במסע הארוך ושמענו מהם על ההחייאות בפגיה, השגרה השוחקת ואיך מאכילים שלושה תינוקות שרעבים באותו זמן? הסיפור המלא – במוסף…

  44. If you have ANY corroborating info, (*including the names of both parents) then please post.

    I have seen a lot of information out there that would lead to the undeniable conclusion that this story was all fantasy of a young lady who posted on her facebook page that an "aunt of a friend" named her children after the victims, a status which went viral.

    If I am wrong, PLEASE let me know.

    I would LOVE to see my information proved wrong.

  45. I did research as well along with plenty of other people and it looks like we are all on the same page…I posted almost the same thing a few hours ago (without knowing who you were or your conclusions)…teenage kids who wanted to play a "lets see if this can go viral"…

  46. May The Lord Our God Bless them with abundant Life , Happiness, and Health .

  47. Joel Gordon says:

    I saw it on Facebook it was Shira Reich boys.

  48. Simon Green says:

    As much as I wish this was true.

    Unfortunately this appears to be fake, which The Jewish Press and others got sucked into, by someone playing on our emotions at this time.

    NOT ACCEPTABLE!!!

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