How can you talk about peace while funding terror?

Memorial held at Har Herzl cemetery for the 3,117 victims of terror attacks. PM Netanyahu and President Rivlin in attendance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 3:58 PM

'There was blood everywhere - it was a horrible scene'

'The siren brings me back to that terrible day.' Paramedic who responded to 2014 synagogue slaughter in Jerusalem sees unity after terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 2:00 PM

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

'Their strength gives us all hope'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett addressed bereaved families during Memorial Day ceremony in Holon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 12:37 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

'Our existence has a price'

'Our existence and freedom have a price,' says President Rivlin in Memorial Day address at the Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 4/30/2017, 9:21 PM

'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

'We have Memorial Day 365 days a year'

Parents of fallen soldier: 'On Pesach, we leave two extra chairs, one for Elijah the Prophet, and one for our son Oren."Hezki Baruch, 4/28/2017, 11:05 AM

23,544 fallen Israeli soldiers

Defense Ministry publishes casualty statistics for all operations in defense of Israel and the pre-state Jewish community since 1860.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2017, 9:40 AM

Disabled vet accused of strangling mother on Memorial Day

Tumultuous relationship between mother, son ended with her murder. Lawyer: 'My client needs help, not prison.'Matt Wanderman, 6/8/2016, 7:20 PM

We need to put the Yizkor back into Memorial Day

Jewish Federations of North America president opines that American Memorial Day should be more like Israel's Memorial Day.Jerry Silverman, 5/27/2016, 2:29 AM

Watch: Israel Memorial Day as a day of education

Arutz Sheva speaks to Lev HaTorah to understand why yeshivot visit Har Herzl on Memorial Day.Yoni Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 8:38 PM

The loss of a son and the feeling of a national family

Family of IDF soldier Max Steinberg reflects on the strength they receive from Israeli unity on Memorial Day.Yoni Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 7:54 PM

Lone soldier's legacy commemorated on Memorial Day

Ten years ago, Michael Levin was killed in the Second Lebanon War - but the Lone Soldier Center in his name has given hope to hundreds.Yoni Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 7:46 PM

Netanyahu hugs terror victim's brother despite outburst

Rahamim Cohen, Netanyahu embrace after awkward heckling during Memorial Day ceremony.Uzi Baruch, 5/11/2016, 6:45 PM

Fmr ambassador to US Oren: 'We will never be defeated'

'We live in an age of miracles,' says MK Michael Oren, where universal bereavement mixes with triumphant celebration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2016, 6:15 PM

20 years later: Remembering the friend I lost

20 years since David Boim's murder by terrorists, childhood friend Yoni Kempinski asks his mother how it's possible to move on.Yoni Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 3:59 PM

'Hug Squad' consoles widows, orphans on Memorial Day

Unique IDFWO project providess much-needed support during visits to military cemeteries.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/11/2016, 3:39 PM

Palestinian 'bereavement' at prestigious Jerusalem high school

Hebrew University HS students boycott Memorial Day event over invitation of Arab family in shocking 'comparison of IDF to terror.'Benny Tocker, 5/11/2016, 2:59 PM

Watch: Victim's brother confronts Netanyahu

Brother of ax victim Tzvika Cohen who was himself brutally stabbed interrupts PM's speech for terror victims, before breaking down sobbing.Eliran Aharon, 5/11/2016, 2:38 PM

PM at terror victim event: 'Our enemies won't accept us'

Prime Minister interrupted by bereaved family member at Memorial Day ceremony; tells families: 'I salute your endurance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2016, 1:54 PM

Did Ya'alon take a pot shot at Elor Azariya on Memorial Day?

At official ceremony Ya'alon warns 'not to lose humanity' by overusing force, in seemingly subtle jab at Hevron soldier.Hezki Baruch, 5/11/2016, 1:28 PM

Watch: Thanks to heroic sacrifice, 'We Are Home'

Kippalive releases an uplifting song to a classic tune, celebrating the miraculous return of the Jewish nation to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 11:43 AM

Memorial Day: PM vows to bring back missing soldiers' remains

Memorial Day continues with minute silence, moving ceremony at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl military cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2016, 11:30 AM

'My son gave his soul for the eternal nation'

Father of Benaya Sarel who fell fighting in Gaza speaks of the great efforts required on Memorial Day, and his thanks in spite of the loss.Eliran Aharon, 5/11/2016, 10:51 AM

'Where sadness and glory live together'

US Ambassador reflects on the 'bitter and sweet' of Memorial Day-Independence Day, and honors Foreign Volunteers who helped found Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2016, 10:06 AM

'All of us are fragments which together create a whole'

Dafna Meir's daughter, Renana, gives a moving speech at Memorial Day ceremony in Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 3:46 AM

Ya'alon: Opportunity for peace deal must come from within Israel

Ultimately, a peace deal with the PA should be only the business of the PA and Israel - but it won't happen soon, Ya'alon says.Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2016, 12:13 AM

Rivlin: I prayed this year would see no more bereaved families

Special ceremony in Jerusalem to tell terror victims' stories after year of attacks.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2016, 8:38 PM

Netanyahu: Before peace with enemies, make peace among ourselves

Memorial Day for Israel's fallen fighters and terror victims begins with Prime Minister's address at Jerusalem memorial.Ari Soffer, 5/10/2016, 7:15 PM

Hadar Goldin's father calls for unity on Memorial Day

'If on Memorial Day we remain divided, then we cannot move on to Independence Day," Prof. Simcha Goldin maintains.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2016, 5:45 PM

Nachshon Wachsman's mother: Israelis don't know what they have

The mother of kidnapped, murdered soldier Nachshon Wachsman talks about sense of loss, disappointment.Benny Tocker, 5/10/2016, 2:53 PM

Former Def Min: We are right, but we are not pure

Shaul Mofaz gives Memorial Day speech, offering both confidence in Israel's actions, criticism of Palestinian 'subjugation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2016, 2:15 PM

Memorial Day, Yom Hazikaron

The children we bear and raise exist in their merit; the settlements we establish flourish because of them; the Torah we learn is theirs; the ethical Jewish society we want to build here, as the prophets foretold, is theirs as well. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 5/10/2016, 12:20 PM

Bereaved parents welcome new baby shortly before Memorial Day

Fallen soldier's mother gives birth hours before start of Memorial Day. She describes the combination of joy and loss.Uzi Baruch, 5/10/2016, 12:11 PM

Reuven and Eli, friends who fell in the line of duty

The lives and untimely deaths of two of my comrades-in-arms in the Shaked Commando Unit, two brave soldiers who blazed the trail for knitted kippa-wearers in elite IDF forces.Former MK Yaakov Katz, 5/10/2016, 11:14 AM

Ceremony to memorialize Jews murdered in anti-Semitic attacks

Yom Hazikaron ceremony remembering victims of global anti-Semitism to be lead by family of Jewish teacher murdered in Yemen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2016, 2:42 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

When the 'Melody of the Souls' came down from Heaven

Religious superstar Hanan Ben-Ari reveals the moving story behind his stirring song, and its connection to Memorial Day.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2016, 9:17 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

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

The Koren Yizkor: Memory and meaning, remembrance and hope

A review of the recently published collection of essays on Hazkarat Neshamot (yizkor) by former Yeshiva University Chancellor, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/4/2016, 4:16 PM

Who Can Count the Dust of Jacob?

What is a memorial day in a country that has always known war and where remembrance means adding the toll of one year's dead and wounded to the scales of history. Daniel Greenfield, 4/23/2015, 11:09 PM

Viral Photo: On Flight to Madrid, Israelis Stood in Silence

Passenger captured a proud moment on an El Al flight. Meanwhile, Muslims in Eilat and Jerusalem disrespected the siren.Gil Ronen, 4/23/2015, 4:12 PM

Watch: What is Memorial Day Like for Bereaved Parents?

Parents of fallen soldiers speak on the nuances of a national Memorial Day - and how it brings the nation together.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2015, 6:49 PM

Levinsky Park Denizens Fail to Stand for Memorial Day Sirens

Photographer Shaul Golan decided to spend Memorial Day in Levinsky Park in south Tel Aviv, far from his usual “beat” in Bnei Brak.Yaakov Levi, 4/22/2015, 6:34 PM

Watch: Police Flout Court Ruling on Jewish Temple Mount Prayer

'The court can say whatever it wants - the police have a policy here,' officer tells group who tried to say prayer for fallen soldiers.Ari Soffer, 4/22/2015, 5:51 PM

Rabbi Uri Sherki: Despite Tragedy, We Must Embrace Life

Rabbi Uri Sherki said that while the death of his son Shalom was an unimaginable tragedy, it brought together Israelis of all backgrounds.Moshe Cohen, 4/22/2015, 5:49 PM

Watch: Moving Tribute to Terror Victim Shalom Yohai Sherki

'I wanted so much for us to sing together at your wedding!' Tearful eulogies for Israel's most recent victim of terror.Ari Soffer, 4/22/2015, 4:37 PM