Bereaved Family, Officer Share ConnectionShalom and Esther Hazan lost four of their family members. Arutz Sheva met them, as well as the IDF officer who 'adopted' them.
Lawsuit over Firing for Memorial Day DisrespectAn Arab worker has sued over her firing for disrespecting the Memorial Day siren. Siren "hurtful to Arabs," her lawyer says.
Bereaved Father Serves Instead of His DaughterMaayan Naim was killed in a terror attack while serving in the IDF. Her father, Chaim, chose to work in the same base in which she served.
Nationalists: Singer Noa 'Sang for Terrorists'Noa (Achinoam Nini) took part in an "alternative" Remembrance Day ceremony that honored Arab dead.
Youth Movement Listens to Bereaved FamiliesGirls from the Ariel youth movement marked Memorial Day by going out to military cemeteries to strengthen bereaved families.
Prayers - The Meaningful Part of Independence DayA7 visits a synagogue where the uplifting Yom Haatzmaut service eases the transition from Memorial Day to Independence Day.
Remembering, Singing and TellingThousands attend the “Remembering, Singing and Telling” event, which was held at the Sultan's Pool in Jerusalem in honor of Memorial Day.
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
Combat Fighter Sings About Battle TraumaFormer combat soldier, Israeli singer, Idan Amedi preformed at the Zochrim memorial ceremony with his song about soldiers' pain and trauma.
Netanyahu on Mt. Herzl: Terrorists Kill, We BuildTerrorists kill, and we build,” Prime Minister Netanyahu told relatives of terror victims at the Mt. Herzl Military Cemetery Wednesday.
Arabs Accused of Desecrating Memorial DayTwo Arabs were accused of setting off fireworks during the sounding of sirens on Memorial Day
Rabbi Yosef: IDF Crucial for Torah StudyRabbi Ovadia Yosef said on Wednesday that without the IDF, the notion of a yeshiva as it is understood in Israel today could not exist.
Video in Memory of Victim of Terror at YeshivaA video recalls the life and heroic death of one of four yeshiva students murdered by terrorists in the southern Hevron Hills in 2002.
Video: Stories of Young Bereaved IsraelisBereaved young Israelis shared their memories in an unusual memorial Day event hosted by the OneFamily organization.
Egyptian Group Plans to Deface IDF Sinai MemorialA radical Egyptian group on Wednesday plans to deface an IDF memorial in Sinai, painting it the colors of the Egyptian flag.
Chief Rabbi: Torah Study a Better Way to CelebrateTorah study sessions are a growing trend among religious Israelis to mark Memorial and Independence Days
Netanyahu: When Sirens Sound, We are One FamilyWhen Memorial Day sirens sound, “We will all become one family,” Binyamin Netanyahu said as Israel remembers fallen soldiers.
Ofra Students Visit Murder SitesUlpana for girls in Ofra prepares its students for Memorial Day by taking them on a tour of "terror points" along Highway 60.
Israeli Artists Unite for Memorial Day EventState-sponsored Memorial Day event brings together Israeli singers, IDF musicians, and bereaved families.
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.
Itamar's Youth Strengthens Toulouse ChildrenStudents from Bnei Akiva’s branch in Itamar have written support letters to the students of the Otzar Hatorah school in Toulouse.
Protest Against Leftist Alternative CeremonyDozens protest against Combatants for Peace's alternative Memorial Day ceremony, which includes terrorists' parents.
Peres: Israel Still Under ThreatPresident Shimon Peres at Memorial Day ceremony: "We will continue to look for a way to bring peace to Israel."
Yom Hazikaron Tribute for American IDF SoldierMichael Levin decided to return to his unit even though the IDF told him he was not required to return to Israel for reserve duty.
Rivlin: Even Today They Seek Our DestructionKnesset speaker Reuven Rivlin opened Memorial Day saying Israel must summon the 'courage of faith' of its fallen soldiers to survive
Memorial Day: Israel's Flag at Half StaffPM Binyamin Netanyahu attended a flag-lowering ceremony in Jerusalem, saying 'it cuts your life in two' when a family member dies in war
Memorial Day: Israel Prepares to RememberNatalie Leiba, sister of late Lt. Col. Yehuda Ben Shabbat, told Arutz Sheva that Memorial Day is when memories well up, and loss pervades
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.
Netanyahu: Our Comfort – the Building of ZionPrime Minister quotes Isaiah in message for Remembrance Day for the IDF's Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror.
Hebrew U Arabs: Pro-Terror Event on Memorial DayArab students on Mount Scopus campus gathering to support terror as nation prepares to honor war dead.
Leftists: No One Has a Monopoly on GriefCombatants for Peace explains why it chooses to invite parents of terrorists who died fighting IDF soldiers to its Memorial Day ceremony.
Nearly 1,000 Israelis Killed in 'Oslo War'Since January 1, 1950, a total of 2,357 Israelis and 120 foreign residents have been killed in terrorist attacks.
Anti-Zionists Deface Ammunition HillAnti-Zionists sprayed hate slogans on Ammunition Hill and tried to burn an Israeli flag two days before Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers.
Leftists Include Terrorists' ParentsLeftist group to hold an alternative Memorial Day ceremony, including 'bereaved parents' of Arab terrorists.
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.
Memorial Day: Eva Sandler Coming to IsraelThe widow and mother of three of the Otzar HaTorah massacre victims will be the Jewish Agency's guest of honor on Memorial Day.
Bill to Forbid Fees at Memorial Day ServicesA cabinet committee is set to debate on Sunday a bill that would criminalize charging fees for Memorial Day services.
Friend's Letter to a Fallen HeroNoam Apter was murdered by Palestinian terrorists after he heroically locked a door and saved dozens of his friends. His friend wrote him a letter.
Israel Remembers HeroesMain Memorial Day ceremony begins with the first siren Sunday evening, second siren to sound Monday at 11:00 A.M.
Soldier Jumped on the GrenadeThe 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.
Honoring the 'Final Remnants'My Israel movement honors those who died to protect Israel and left no family behind.
Video In Memory of Yesha VictimsA project at Ofra Girls’ School in Samaria marks out seven points on the north-south Highway 60 that has claimed dozens of terror victims.
Songs in Memory of SoldiersJerusalem is staging a Sunday night Remembrance Day event of songs in memory of Israel’s 22,867 soldiers and 2,443 civilian terror victims.
Memorial Day: 22,867 FallenA total of 22,867 soldiers have fallen in battle or died during service over the course of Israel's history; 18,361 currently bereaved.
First "Flag for the Fallen" LaidIDF Chief Ganz placed a flag at the grave of Israel's most recently deceased soldier in the first of many such ceremonies preceding Memorial Day
Protesting J-Street's TimingIDF officers ask Peres to cancel meeting with extremist anti-Yesha org planning to “delegitimize IDF soldiers” on Holocaust Day & IDF Memorial Day.
The Lessons Behind the GravesIn addition to paying respects to fallen soldiers, many come to military cemeteries Monday to hear the stories of the heroes and be inspired.
Bibi Speaks at 1967 Battle SitePrime Minister Netanyahu spoke at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem on Remembrance Day and quoted the Biblical prophet Isaiah.
PM: Peace Needs a Strong DefensePM Netanyahu honors fallen soldiers, says peace will come “only if we are prepared to defend our country.”
Remembrance DayIsrael and Jews world over memorialize the immeasurable loss of 22,682 fallen soldiers and over 2000 terror victims.
Bibi's Brother -- Entebbe HeroPrime Minister Netanyahu on Saturday night visited the grave of his brother Yoni, who fell during the rescue of kidnapped Israelis in Entebbe.
Ten Years, 968 Terror Victims968 Israelis were killed and 17,000 wounded in terrorist attacks since 2000. That is an average of 96 people a year.