There have been initiatives all over Australia to show support for the three Israeli boys kidnapped two weeks ago #EyalGiladNaftali. As well as rallys o
ur community is submitting a petition to the Australian Parliament, to be tabled by Michael Danby calling on their support for the safe return of the three kidnapped boys Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel and Gilad Shaer.
This petition of certain citizens and residents of Australia:
1. Draws attention to the House that teenagers; Eyal Yifrah (19) Naftali Frenkel (16)
and Gil-Ad Shaer (16) were kidnapped while travelling home near Gush Etzion in the
2. Draws attention to the House the widely held belief that Hamas is involved in the
We therefore ask the House to:
1. Condemn the kidnapping.
2. Request that the Executive Government convey to the Palestinian Authority its firm
belief that the Palestinian Authority must co-operate and co-ordinate with Israeli
Authorities in their efforts to secure the release of these teenagers.
3. Request that the Executive Government request NGO’s such as UNWRA, Oxfam,
Human Rights Watch and the Red Cross (organisations which are the beneficiaries of
Australian taxpayers financial support) to exercise their influence on Hamas to
ensure that the teenagers are released unharmed.
Click here to access and join the petition
Perth held a solidarity rally in support of the three kidnapped boys #EyalGiladNaftali and their families last Sunday in Perth.
It was attended by 550 people #BringBackOurBoys
Hagshama Sydney together with the rest of the Jewish Young Adult organisations in Sydney initiated a large group photo in Bondi Beach to #BringBackOurBoys. This was part of an international spontaneous initiative where Jews from the whole world show their support for the 3 kidnapped Israeli boy’s #EyalGiladNaftali.
People from Melbourne’s Russian-speaking Jewish Community came together to send their support to the families of the kidnapped boys in Israel.
Generations came together with a few hours notice for this important cause. It shows how important our connection to Israel is. There is one, and it is strong.