Video: Celebrating Independence with IDF's FinestExcellent Soldiers' awards and Singing Independence, aired live from the President's Residence in Jerusalem.
'Israel's Mission: Make the World a Better Place'Minister releases heartfelt, if quirky, address for Independence Day - bridging ancient heritage and modern marvels.
PM Thanks Israel's Supporters on Independence DayPrime Minister's address focuses on Israel's achievements in 66 years of independence, stresses role of worldwide support.
Celebrating Yom Haatzmaut: Barbecue to Beit MedrashThe different levels of Yom Haatzmaut celebrations, customs and halakhic decisions.
New York Kicks Off Israel 66th Birthday BashNew Yorkers celebrate the rich and complex culture, history, and people of Israel.
Rabbis: Keep Eyal Golan Out of Beit ShemeshA group of rabbis in Beit Shemesh slammed the municipality for hiring singer Eyal Golan to perform on Israel Independence Day
Jewish Home in Urgent Session on Galilee ViolenceShowdown with Arab nationalists expected at Lavie Forest, next to Golani Junction, on Independence Day.
20% of Israelis Feel More 'Jewish' Than 'Israeli'Most Israelis feel more or equally 'Jewish' as they do 'Israeli,' poll reveals. But will they in the future?
Nationalists to Face Islamists in Galilee ShowdownEx-MK Ben Ari calls on Jews to make a stand when Arabs hold 'Nakba' event on Independence Day.
MK: Don't Hire 'Bad' Singers for Public ShowsEntertainers who have behaved badly do not deserve to be paid with tax money for entertaining the public, says MK Shuli Muallem.
Livnat: Israel Can Hold its Head HighMinister Limor Livnat says ‘complicated’ Israel has much to be proud of.
Photo Essay: Yom Haatzmaut CelebrationsJewish youth celebrate the 65th anniversary of Israel's independence.
Netanyahu: Committed to 'Two-State Solution'Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu expresses his support for a two-state solution during a reception for foreign diplomats.
Yeshiva U Students Wish Israel a Happy BirthdayArutz Sheva visited the Yeshiva University campus, where students wished Israel a happy birthday.
Lapid’s Independence Day Message: We Are 'Both'Lapid sends Independence Day message appealing to Israeli nature, but may offend hareidi Jews, ‘settlers.’
IDF Airshow in PicturesIAF planes fly over Israel, military bases open to public in honor of Independence Day.
Americans Greet Israel for Yom HaatzmautA random sampling of American citizens in Times Square wished Israel all the best for its birthday .
Netanyahu: Israel is a Bright Star of FreedomPrime Minister issues message for Independence Day, stressing Israel's liberal democracy.
10,000 at Kotel Yom Haatzmaut PrayerDeputy Religions Minister Rabbi Ben Dahan: "On this day, the power of the nation is revealed."
Peres: 65 Years of Ongoing MiraclesPresident Shimon Peres speaks of the “ongoing miracles” in special video greeting for Independence Day.
Peres: I Don't Regret the Oslo Accords"There were terror attacks against Jews as back as 1937, long before Oslo," says President Peres during an Independence Day interview.
Ministry to Inspect Fireworks 'Very Carefully'Over 30,000 fireworks will be shot up into the skies over Israel on Monday night, as towns and cities celebrate Yom Ha'atzma'ut
Govt: Israel's Population Grew Tenfold Since 1948Just in time for Yom Ha'atzma'ut, the Central Bureau of Statistics released data on Israel's population.
Israel Prepares for Memorial Day, Independence DayBack-to-back holidays drive home a clear message: freedom costs dearly.
Netanyahu: Israel is the Bright Star of FreedomPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issues a special greeting ahead of Israel’s 65th Independence Day.
Five Suspects Remanded in Yom HaAtzmaut AttackArabs brutally attacked a Jewish family in Jerusalem's Ben Hinnom Valley.
English Video of Yom Ha’atzmaut CeremoniesJews around the world can share for the first time ever Independence Day ceremonies and awards to IDF soldiers – with English subtitles.
Four Arab Youths Arrested for Yom Haatzmaut AttackResidents of A-Tur are suspected of attacking a Jewish family with metal bars, wounding three.
Arabs Attack Jews Outside Old CityFour wounded in two attacks in Valley of Ben Hinnom, outside Lion's Gate.
Top IDF Soldiers Recognized on Independence DayIn one of the main state Independence Day ceremonies, President Shimon Peres welcomed 120 of the IDF's best and brightest
Israel Celebrates 64th BirthdayRemembrance Day for the Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror has ended, and Independence Day has begun.
Video Honors the IDF 'Our Brothers, Our Home'A tribute to the brave heroes of the IDF who have protected our freedom and land for 64 years.
Video: Min. Edelstein Wishes Israel Happy BirthdayMinister Yuli Edelstein wished Israel a happy '64,' saying the sudden transition from tragedy to triumph is the story of the Jewish people
Video: Peres Tells Diaspora Reality Beyond VisionThe reality of Israel after 64 years of independence is “much more than the vision we once dreamed," Peres tells the Diaspora.
Chief Rabbi: Torah Study a Better Way to CelebrateTorah study sessions are a growing trend among religious Israelis to mark Memorial and Independence Days
Midnight Fireworks in Jerusalem for Yom HaAtzmautA large fireworks display beginning at 11:30 p.m. will end Wednesday evening’s Yom Ha'atzmaut festivities in Jerusalem.
Obama Wishes Israel Happy BirthdayPresident Barack Obama extended the well-wishes of the American people to President Shimon Peres on the eve of Memorial & Independence Day.
‘Reclaiming Land of Israel on Yom HaAtzmaut’The struggle for reclaiming all of the Land of Israel continues even on “Independence Day,” Yom HaAtzmaut, say Women in Green.
Netanyahu Meets Bible Quiz ContestantsPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets the contestants of the International Bible Quiz, tells them to immigrate to Israel.
Rivlin: No Arabs Want to Hold Independence TorchThey searched high and low, but organizers of Yom Ha'atzmaut ceremonies could not find even one Arab to light one of the torches .
One Million Expected to Visit Soldiers’ GravesOne million people are expected to visit 44 military cemeteries after the 8 p.m. siren Tuesday, Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers.
Independence Day Ceremony to be Held as UsualOfficials decide to hold the Independence Day ceremony on Mount Herzl as usual. Female soldier killed in stage collapse to be honored.
Grieving Family: Guilty Must Be Brought to JusticeFamily of Hila Bezaleli, Israeli soldier who was killed on Mount Herzl on Wednesday, condemned the negligence that caused the tragedy.
New Film: Israelis from Pioneers to Entreprenuers“Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference” tells the story of Israel's many contributions and innovations.
AFSI Presents Yom Ha’atzmaut Tour of IsraelAmericans For A Safe Israel's Spring 2012 Chizuk Mission to Israel will include the commemoration of the Jewish state's 64th birthday.
PM: Today We Celebrate DemocracyPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issues a special greeting for Israel's 63rd Independence Day.
14 to Represent IsraelThe government has announced the names of the 14 people chosen to represent Israel in an official ceremony marking 62 years of independence.