As the community of Israel, what happens to one of us happens to all of us. Although we may not personally know the three teens kidnapped, they are our brothers and our sons.
As our prayers are said for their safe return, we can also help support their families and each other.
This is a link to a petition asking President Obama to condemn the kidnapping and to work towards their release:
This link from the Jerusalem Post will give you up-to-date information on the ongoing search for the teens:
This link from the Times of Israel tells of a joint offerings of prayers for their safe return by both Muslims and Jews:
There have been many other expressions of support and articles of interest online. I encourage you to share them with me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May we keep them in our prayers.
Steven Bayar, Rabbi