Judaism recognizes that death is a component of life. Murder, however, is not. An untimely death is nothing short of a tragedy that demands a response.

Hundreds of thousands came from across the country – religious and secular, young and old – to pay their respects to three boys murdered by Hamas terrorists.

The nation of Israel is mourning the deaths of Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Sha'ar and Naftali Frankel, the three teens who were kidnapped 18 days ago by Hamas.

With the increasing attacks from Hamas-controlled Gaza, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has suggested that Israel consider reoccupying the Strip.

While Israelis are distressed by the kidnapping of three boys by Hamas terrorists, others blame the victims because they attend high school in Judea and Samaria.