Israel honors its fallen at Yom HaZikaron memorial in Jerusalem

Israeli Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron) event honoring fallen soldiers at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 11:18 AM

Hadar Goldin: The story of fallen IDF soldier held by Hamas

The story behind the death and abduction of fallen IDF soldier Hadar Goldin, who remains in captivity in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 9:10 AM

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz kicks off 'Eliraz Race'

The third annual 'Eliraz Race' takes place in Petah Tikva to commemorate the memory of fallen soldier Eliraz Peretz.Eliran Aharon, 5/3/2019, 2:51 PM

Hiding in plain sight

The continuity of the Jewish people is my proof of G-d's existence. Douglas Altabef, 9/21/2018, 2:06 PM

From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

Thousands of students who participated in the 30th March of the Living come to Israel to celebrate the Jewish state's 70th Independence Day.Yoni Kempinski, 4/19/2018, 6:00 PM

Veterans meets 70 years after War of Independence

Members of 8th Armored Brigade, the oldest armored brigade in the IDF, reunite 70 years after they fought together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 5:55 PM

To ask forgiveness from a murdered brother

Brother of man killed in terrorist attack asks forgiveness for the fights and estrangement that went unresolved on Yom Hazikaron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 4:18 PM

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

5 cars attacked near Beitar Illit in Judea as Israelis mark Yom Hazikaron.Gary Willig, 4/17/2018, 10:13 PM

Watch: Lone Soldier memorial event

Mothers of fallen lone soldiers Michael Levin & Max Steinberg and friend of slain lone soldier Alex Singer participate in Jerusalem eventArutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 8:57 PM

Israelis remember their fallen

Country stands in silence in memory 23,646 fallen soldiers, 3,134 victims of terrorism.Gary Willig, 4/17/2018, 8:49 PM

Bennett to Iran: Don't test us

Speaking to thousands of Jews from the Diaspora, Minister salutes Israel's fallen and sends a message to its current enemies.Yoni Kempinski, 4/17/2018, 8:25 PM

Watch: Main 2018 Memorial Ceremony

Join the live broadcast from the Western Wall in JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 8:02 PM

Live: Memorial Day Ceremony for Jews worldwide

7000 participants from around the world attending the official event organized by Masa, Ministry of Diaspora Affairs and the Jewish AgencyArutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 7:51 PM

"These are our Days of Awe"

The father of Lt. David Golovensitz, who was killed in Hevron 9 months ago, speaks about his son and the first Remembrance Day without him.Hezki Baruch, 4/17/2018, 7:50 PM

'It's heroic to live on after being injured in a war'

Film chronicling 3 wounded Israeli soldiers helps high school students connect on Yom Hazikaron.JTA, 2/5/2018, 11:54 AM

Jewish Home MK: Legacy of fallen soldiers remains with us

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan says there is 'direct, unbroken chain between Shaul & Yehonatan, recently killed IDF soldiers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 1:45 PM

Netanyahu: Father who interrupted should not be suspended

PM intervenes, blocks suspension of bereaved father who interrupted Netanyahu's Memorial Day speech on Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 5/1/2017, 12:23 PM

Shabak Chief: Israel is stronger than ever

Shabak Chief Nadav Argaman speaks at memorial ceremony commemorating fallen Shin Bet agents, says Israel is 'stronger than ever.'Ido Ben Porat, 5/1/2017, 11:08 AM

Watch: Memorial Day ceremony at Kfar Etzion cemetery

60 IDF soldiers killed since last Memorial Day. 3177 Jews murdered in terror attacks since Israel's establishment, 11 over the past year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 10:32 AM

Jewish Home MK: Ya'alon is abusing the bereaved

MK Bezalel Smotrich attacks former Defense Minister, says Ya'alon is using victims' families to forward political agenda.Hezki Baruch, 5/1/2017, 9:59 AM

Teens restore monument honoring fallen soldiers

Jordan Valley high school students restore local IDF monument, finish just in time for Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 9:21 AM

Watch: Memorial Day ceremony from New York

Watch a Yom Hazikaron (Israeli Memorial Day) ceremony from Park East Synagogue in New York., 5/1/2017, 12:47 AM

'We will eternalize the past, and determinedly build the future'

Israel inaugurates new Hall of Remembrance for fallen soldiers on Jerusalem's Mount Herzl.Chana Roberts, 4/30/2017, 1:03 PM

Haredi community holds memorial ceremony for fallen soldiers

Amid growing incitement, haredi community holds Bnei Brak ceremony commemorating fallen haredi soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2017, 10:25 AM

'I haven't come full circle yet'

Fiancee of murdered IDF soldier Hadar Goldin speaks about what Memorial Day means for her.Hezki Baruch, 4/29/2017, 11:35 PM

31 killed in terror attacks this year - 29 since September

Statistics released ahead of Memorial Day; 2,576 total killed in terror since 1948.Uzi Baruch, 5/9/2016, 10:50 AM

A day to join Israelis in a sad circle of grief

Op-ed: Israeli Ambassador to the UN describes his task to convey the unique spirit of Israeli Memorial Day to the world.Danny Danon, 5/8/2016, 10:55 PM

For the fallen: Flag-laying ceremony held ahead of Memorial Day

Major military officials head traditional ceremony to honor the IDF's fallen heroes.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/8/2016, 6:55 PM

New app: Embracing Israel's fallen heros all year round

Father of soldier who died during Operation Protective Edge launches new and unique app together with the Ministry of Defense.Kobi Finkler, Shoshana Miskin, 5/8/2016, 3:09 PM

Memorial Day: 23,447 fallen soldiers since 1948

68 soldiers added to the list of the fallen in 2015/6; nation to hold ceremonies at military cemeteries nationwide.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2016, 8:30 AM

"Unexpected Israel" – Stories you never read in the media

A review of the newly published, non-combative and definitive answer to those anti-Israel, BDS and other vulgar protests at AIPAC, colleges and anywhere else. Also a lovely way to learn the truth about the unique aspects of the Jewish state. Rochel Sylvetsky, 3/21/2016, 9:19 AM

31 Civilians Killed in Terror Attacks Since Last Memorial Day

Terrorism on sharp rise in Israel as annual figure from 2013-2014 jumps from 2 civilian murders to 31 terror-related deaths in 2014-2015.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 4/19/2015, 11:53 AM

Petition to Ban Joint Soldier-Terrorist Memorial Day Event

Bereaved parents demand Defense Minister prevent terrorists and families from entering Israel for 'alternative' Yom Hazikaron ceremony.Yedida Ben Or, Cynthia Blank, 4/19/2015, 11:09 AM

JM Official: Joint Soldier-Terrorist Commemoration 'A Travesty'

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Dov Kalmanovich slammed a planned joint Remembrance Day ceremony for Israelis and PalestiniansYaakov Levi, 4/16/2015, 8:39 AM

'If You Voted to Release Terrorists - We Don't Want to See You'

Bereaved daughter advises ministers who voted to release terrorists not to show up at memorial ceremonies.Shimon Cohen and Elad Benari, 5/5/2014, 12:16 AM

Pearl: 'I Represent Three Generations of Victims of Hatred'

Parents of slain Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl light a flame at Yom Hazikaron ceremony in Jerusalem. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/15/2013, 7:18 PM

Video: OneFamily Remembers Israel's Fallen Soldiers, Victims

The OneFamily organization held a memorial service Sunday night to commemorate the fallen Israeli soldiers and victims of terror. Arutz Sheva, 4/15/2013, 2:23 PM

Gantz: The IDF Can Reach Any Target

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz speaks on Memorial Day: We carry out our mission using those who fell as our guide.Elad Benari, 4/15/2013, 5:16 AM

'I'll Do Anything to Return to the IDF'

Captain Ziv Shilon, who was badly wounded in a Hamas attack near Gaza, vows to return to the IDF as a fighter.Elad Benari, 4/15/2013, 2:14 AM

Bennett: We'll Reach Any Place to Protect Our Citizens

Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett takes part in Memorial Day ceremony in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 4/15/2013, 12:14 AM

Youth Movement Listens to Bereaved Families

Girls from the Ariel youth movement marked Memorial Day by going out to military cemeteries to strengthen bereaved families.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/26/2012, 5:07 PM

Festive Prayers - The Most Meaningful Part of Independence Day

A7 visits a synagogue where the uplifting Yom Haatzmaut service eases the transition from Memorial Day to Independence Day.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/26/2012, 9:43 AM

Gantz: IDF 'Ready for Any Battle'

IDF Chief of Staff at Memorial Day ceremony: the IDF stands firmly against threats; We are ready for any battle and every task.Elad Benari, 4/25/2012, 3:14 AM

Peres: Israel Still Under Threat, We'll Continue to Seek Peace

President Shimon Peres at Memorial Day ceremony: "We will continue to look for a way to bring peace to Israel."Elad Benari, 4/25/2012, 12:13 AM

To Cry, To Mourn, To Remember

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Leftist Organization: No One Has a Monopoly on Grief

Combatants for Peace explains why it chooses to invite parents of terrorists who died fighting IDF soldiers to its Memorial Day ceremony.Elad Benari, 4/24/2012, 6:47 AM

Leftist Group Includes Terrorists' Parents on Memorial Day

Leftist group to hold an alternative Memorial Day ceremony, including 'bereaved parents' of Arab terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2012, 4:12 AM

Analysis: Media Try to Turn Israeli Unity into ‘Stark Division‘

The Associated Press shows its lack of knowledge of Israel by trying to find a misunderstood "disunity " on the most unified day of the year.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/10/2011, 10:02 PM

Netanyahu: ‘Refrain…from Weeping…Thy Work Shall Be Rewarded’

PM Netanyahu, speaking on Memorial Day, cites Bible to the effect that working to build Israel is solace for fallen soldiers and terror victims.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/9/2011, 11:02 AM

The Hareidi Soldier Jumped on the Grenade and Saved His Friends

The story of Moshe Yitzhak Toval, who died in the Yom Kippur War while saving his friends, was presented at the Knesset's main Memorial Day event.Elad Benari, 5/9/2011, 5:43 AM

Honoring the 'Final Remnant' Fallen

My Israel movement honors those who died to protect Israel and left no family behind. Maayana Miskin, 5/8/2011, 9:09 PM

Memorial Day: Israel's 22,867 Fallen

A total of 22,867 soldiers have fallen in battle or died during service over the course of Israel's history; 18,361 currently bereaved.Maayana Miskin, 5/6/2011, 12:30 PM

Police Honor 1,249 Killed Since Independence

Commissioner David Cohen honors fallen police officers; Knesset speaker Rivlin calls for unity.Maayana Miskin, 4/18/2010, 9:54 PM

Netanyahu on Remembrance Day: Peace Requires Strong Defense

PM Netanyahu honors fallen soldiers, says peace will come “only if we are prepared to defend our country.” Maayana Miskin, 4/18/2010, 9:00 PM