Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli tweeted out her condolences to the families of the three Israeli teenagers, found dead yesterday.
3 good souls. murdered brutally by Hammas. #stopterror May they r.i.p http://t.co/Db6yN4ivO1— Bar Refaeli (@BarRefaeli) July 1, 2014
Refaeli also posted a picture of three memorial candles to her Instagram feed with the same caption.
Gilad Shaar, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrach had been missing since June 12. Their bodies were found under a pile of rocks in a field near Hebron. The funerals, set for this afternoon, will be held in their home communities, after which they will be buried side-by-side in the Modiin cemetery in central Israel.
Other famous names with ties to Israel have also taken to Twitter to wish the families well. Omri Casspi, the Israeli small forward for the Houston Rockets, spoke of “unspeakable tragedy”:
I can not Imagine the pain that the families of feel. It's an unspeakable tragedy and my heart breaks… http://t.co/HTQBtd9aLD— Omri Casspi (@Casspi18) June 30, 2014
Actress Mayim Bialik also expressed her grief, declaring that she was signing off from social media as a sign of respect.
Baruch dayan haemet — Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) June 30, 2014
No more posting today. The three kidnapped Israeli teenagers were just found dead. Ein milim. — Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) June 30, 2014
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
Bar Refaeli Tweets Condolences to Family of Murdered Teens