Watch: Independence Day torch-lighting ceremony on Mt. Herzl

Ceremony marking switch from Memorial Day to Independence Day begins with no audience this year due to coronavirus crisis.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

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צילום: אורן בן חקון/TPS

The State ceremony marking the switch from Memorial Day to Independence Day began on Mount Herzl Tuesday evening.

The torch-lighting ceremony was held this year, marked "Connections in Israeli Society". Due to the coronavirus epidemic no audience was invited and the event was pre-recorded with the participation of top Israeli artists.

Thirteen people from all parts of Israeli society will ascend the main stage and light 12 torches alongside IDF soldiers.




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