Teacher's Memorial Day confession

'I will wear blue and white proudly and stand with my fellow colleagues as a unit. Part of them. Not apart from them.'Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 5:32 PM

Haredi website in memory of IDF fallen crashes during siren

More than 80,000 chapters of psalms said in initiative; Project site collapses from burden of those wishing to take part. Commentary.Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 5:30 PM

Celebrating modern miracles of biblical proportions

The State of Israel brings the promise of redemption to all of humanity.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 4/18/2018, 5:23 PM

'Don't fight one another - we have enough enemies'

Mother of soldier murdered in Arad terror attack expresses her feelings during her first Memorial Day as a bereaved mother.Hezki Baruch, 4/18/2018, 5:06 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

'The Last of Kin' who died so that Israel could live

Remembering the 144 Holocaust survivors who joined the fledgling Israel Defense Forces and were killed while defending the new State.Walter Bingham, 4/18/2018, 2:57 PM

Poll: 48% of haredim stand silently during Memorial Day sirens

New poll shows over half of haredim respect the Memorial Day siren.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 2:26 PM

Haredi children connect to memory of IDF fallen

Rabbi Menachem Bombach teaches children in haredi Betar Illit of IDF fallen soldiers and obligation to remember and honor.Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 2:09 PM

Netanyahu: Terrorism is a worldwide disease

Prime Minister speaks at service for Israeli Memorial Day, says 'barbaric' terror Israel faces is now a worldwide 'disease'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 1:55 PM

Watch: Special needs soldiers attend Memorial Day ceremony

Soldiers with physical disabilities participate in IDF Memorial Day ceremony in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 1:51 PM

Lod: Holding fireworks show while Israelis mourn is a 'red line'

Mayor of Lod says local Arabs who set off fireworks during Memorial Day will be brought to justice. 'Police already raiding the house.'David Rosenberg, 4/18/2018, 1:11 PM

'Stand firm as a wall against our enemies'

Thousands commemorate fallen on Mount Herzl. State Memorial Ceremony attended by PM, President, and defense establishment heads.Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 12:58 PM

Defense Minister warns Israel's neighbors: Don't test us

Defense Minister Liberman warns Israel's neighbors: Israel won't compromise on security, don't test us.Hezki Baruch, 4/18/2018, 12:31 PM

Watch: Memorial ceremony at the historic cemetery

Join soldiers, youth, students, and the bereaved families participating in the Gush Etzion memorial ceremonyArutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 10:04 AM

'If the Palestinians don't have a home, neither will we'

Author David Grossman speaks at alternative memorial for Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Ben Ariel, 4/18/2018, 6:09 AM

The fall of Gush Etzion

Ruma Falk remembers the first time she received the SOS signal as a telegraph operator in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 5:55 AM

'Dad was full of love and kindness'

Yonit Tzafrir, daughter of Reuven Shmerling who was murdered on the eve of Sukkot, talks about her father and her grief.Eliran Aharon, 4/18/2018, 4:45 AM

Watch: First of Chief of Staff's office director speaks

Shosh Habas talks about being the office director of the first IDF Chief of Staff, and the challenges of the War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 3:56 AM

Between the sirens

Could the answer to the divisions within Israel and among the nations of the world lie within simply not knowing?The Land Of Israel Network, 4/18/2018, 3:14 AM

A bravery fiercer than death

The tragic yet inspiring story of 35 soldiers who gave their lives in January 1948 trying to bring supplies to kibbutzim in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 1:58 AM

US Ambassador honors Israel's fallen

Friedman: 'May God give strength and comfort to those who lost their friends and loved ones in Israel's battles.'Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 1:44 AM

The power of Israel’s fallen

Israel Memorial Day Special: Rabbi Ari Abramowitz shares this timely and heartfelt message about Yom HaZikaron.The Land Of Israel Network, 4/18/2018, 1:12 AM

My dear father Elad

Reut Solomon, daughter of Elad who was murdered in Neve Tzuf attack, reads moving letter to her father at Memorial Day event in the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 12:36 AM

Israel at 70 is unique in the world

There is no country like Israel, for reasons way beyond its cutting edge technology and economic success. Giulio Meotti, 4/17/2018, 11:47 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

'We will lower our flag but not our heads'

Defense Minister pens letter to bereaved families ahead of Memorial Day, says Israel will always remember their sacrifices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 6:18 PM

'This event is a disgrace to the dead'

Hundreds of bereaved families sign petition supporting Defense Minister's opposition to joint Israeli-Arab memorial day ceremony.Tzvi Lev, 4/15/2018, 10:49 AM

The numbers behind the murderous attacks

Terror attacks in Israel have left 3,175 orphans, 822 widows, and 926 bereaved parents who live among us today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2018, 6:00 AM

Regev fires back at Barkat: Cancel the terrorist memorial event

Culture Minister outraged at J'lem Mayor, demands he use his authority to stop the event rather than place responsibility on her.Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2018, 7:01 PM

J'lem Mayor to Culture Minister: Prevent this disgrace

Nir Barkat asks Miri Regev to stop joint event for fallen IDF soldiers and 'Palestinians,' planned in gallery funded by Culture Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 5:23 PM

Dear haredi Jew

It is unacceptable for so many of you in Israel not to stand still when the siren sounds for the 6 million and for our fallen soldiers. Nor is it acceptable for you to ignore Israel's Independence Day. Tzvi Fishman, 4/11/2018, 12:30 PM

What did you buy on Memorial Day?

Isn't it - wasn't it once - a somber day of mourning and tribute for those who fell for freedom? Shmuel Sackett, 5/29/2017, 2:38 PM

On Memorial Day: Israeli Arabs hold pro-terror march in Old City

As millions of Israelis remembered those who fell defending Israel, Israeli Arab march through Old City celebrated terrorists.David Rosenberg, 5/2/2017, 2:43 PM

Lost her two siblings in a terror attack: 'We have chosen life'

8 members of Noy Ilan's family died in a suicide attack. 'Today I understand a little better why we need to be happy on Independence Day.'Ido ben Porat, 5/1/2017, 6:22 PM

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