From the Rabbi

We recently learned of the horrible murder of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrach. Our hearts are heavy with sadness as we think of their families. We pray for a time of peace, a time when violence and murder will be no more. May the memories of these three young men be for a blessing.

L’shalom, to peace,

Rabbi Jason Holtz

Israel Sad News Desk

Just back from a trip to Israel where one subject united the country. It is therefore unspeakably sad to learn of the murders of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrach. What possible religious or political cause has been advanced by this senseless and brutal act?

I was going to send on various news updates from the past couple of weeks, but this news has overtaken everything. I will pass on further news items shortly, but in the meantime, all of our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the murdered boys.


Hugh Lask