Shin Bet names two Hamas figures it blames for kidnapping

Ron Kampeas

(JTA) — Israel’s Shin Bet named two Hebron-area Hamas operatives it blamed for the suspected kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers.

The internal security service listed Marwan Kawasme and Amar Abu Aishe as wanted in the kidnapping, Israel Radio reported Thursday.

Israeli officials have said that they will continue an intense search for Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach, who disappeared while returning home from high school and a pre-army academy from a junction in Gush Etzion, located south of Jerusalem.