Archive: 6/22/2014
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  6/22/2014, Sivan 24, 5774

500,000 Shekel Reward Offered for Return of Abducted Teens


The IDF continues to search for kidnapped teens Gilad Sha'ar (16), Eyal Yifrah (19), and Naftali Frenkel (16) on Sunday, ten days after the three were kidnapped by Hamas terrorists. Operation Brothers' Keeper has seen a wide-scale crackdown on Hamas in Judea and Samaria, and over 350 arrestsBut one project aims to bring the search into civilian hands; by paying out a large reward for intelligence related to the kidnapped teens. 

Matan Nahmani launches an initiative Sunday to pay out a 500,000 shekel ($145,150) reward for private citizens who have useful tips on the teens' whereabouts. While Nahmani has only collected part of the necessary reward money, he has appealed to the public for donations - and stated that the initiative could aid the IDF in saving the boys' lives.