Three chosen to light Independence Day torches

Three of the people chosen to light Israel's Independence Day torches have been revealed Friday.Yoel Domb, 4/14/2017, 10:46 AM

Groundbreaking Israelis Will Light Torches on Independence Day

Sports and Culture Minister Limor Livnat approves list of 14 groundbreaking Israelis to light torches at official Independence Day ceremony.Cynthia Blank, 3/8/2015, 1:20 PM

Families Blessed With Many Children

At the recent Independence Day ceremonies, women lit the 14 torches, but only women whose accomplishments were outside the home were chosen. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 5/17/2014, 10:18 PM

Bereaved Mother Lights Torch in Honor of Fallen Sons

Miriam Peretz, who lost two sons, lights a torch "in honor of the fallen, the founders of the nation and the country."Ido Ben Porat, 5/6/2014, 12:12 AM

Independence Day 2014: Focus on Women

All torch honorees to be female as committee decides to focus on women’s contribution to the country.Maayana Miskin & Gil Ronen, 12/29/2013, 3:30 PM

Soldier’s Family Boycotts Torches Ceremony

The family of Hila Betzaleli will boycott the torches ceremony ‘until those responsible for her death are brought to justice.’Maayana Miskin, 4/10/2013, 12:01 PM