Mesika: The Fallen Command Us to Continue to Build

"Our loved ones who lie here gave us an order – to continue to live, and not to give up," Gershon Mesika told mourners in Itamar Monday.Yosef Berger, 5/5/2014, 5:56 PM

'Settling the Land of Israel the Answer to Terrorism'

Housing Minister, Binyamin Regional Council head connect Memorial Day with right to settle the entire Land of Israel.Ornit Etzer, 5/5/2014, 5:36 PM

Shamir, Livni Speak at Bedouin, Druze Memorial Events

Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir tells Bedouin families at Memorial Day service that the state appreciates their contributions.Yaakov Levi, 5/5/2014, 5:32 PM

PM Protester: We Have Had Enough of 'Gestures' to Terrorists

Rami Cohen had a 'heavy heart' when he protested when Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke at a memorial service for fallen soldiers.Moshe Cohen, 5/5/2014, 5:06 PM

'To Our Enemies, Fighting Against Israel, Jews the Same'

Twenty years since Argentina bombing; Sharansky: 'We will not settle for anything less than bringing the perpetrators to justice.'Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2014, 4:03 PM

'We Couldn't Just Sit Down and Do Nothing'

Bereaved son explains unprecedented protest of PM's Memorial Day speech; calls for repeat performances to put an end to terrorist releases.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 5/5/2014, 3:04 PM

Bereaved Families Interrupt Netanyahu at Memorial Event

At official Memorial Day ceremony on Har Herzl, Netanyahu defends his 'difficult decision' to free terrorists against protest of bereaved.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2014, 2:08 PM

Ya'alon Pains Bereaved Families by Comparing Price Tag to Terror

Some bereaved families were upset Sunday with the Defense Minister, for focusing in speech on 'price tag terrorism.'Hezki Baruch, 5/5/2014, 1:51 PM

Prime Minister Heckled by Bereaved Familes at Memorial Event

Bereaved father shouts down Prime Minister, after urging him not to speak at Memorial Day event.Ari Soffer, 5/5/2014, 1:23 PM

Official Ceremony Remembering 2,495 Victims of Terrorism

From Mount Herzl cemetery, Israelis remember the thousands of Israeli civilians murdered in cold blood by terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2014, 12:59 PM

Netanyahu: No Pain is Greater than Bereavment

'The pit of bereavement is a deep one and its walls are slippery,' says prime minister. 'It is hard to emerge from it.'Arutz Sheva, 5/5/2014, 12:03 PM

Watch: For Terror Victims, a Raw but United Memorial Day

OneFamily, which supports victims of terrorism and their loved ones, holds unique event in Jerusalem for families united by grief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2014, 11:53 AM

Shouts of 'Allahu Akbar' Mar Memorial Event

Arab students at Tel Aviv U desecrate memorial event with shouts and raucous Arabic music; monuments in north and south destroyed.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2014, 11:15 AM

Celebrating the Lives of Israel’s Defenders

Remembering and celebrating the lives of Israel’s soldiers – those who are with us and those who have fallen.Dr. Zieva Dauber Konvisser, 5/5/2014, 11:07 AM

Watch: Israel's Official Memorial Day Service on Mount Herzl

Israelis nationwide commemorate Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2014, 11:04 AM

Hareidim Warned: 'Don't Ignore Siren, Media will Demonize Us'

Hareidim should stand silent during Memorial Day siren even though it is a 'non-Jewish' remembrance custom, argues hassidic paper.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/5/2014, 8:21 AM

Wounded Soldier Inspires at Jerusalem Memorial Day Ceremony

"Always move forward," says Ahiya Klein, who nearly lost his sight in a clash with terrorists in Gaza.Hezki Baruch, 5/5/2014, 3:15 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

'Can We Comfort You? There is No Comfort.'

President Peres, Chief of Staff Gantz, eulogize 'Writers who will write no more, poets, scientists, soldiers, farmers, carpenters...'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/4/2014, 10:28 PM

Out of the Valley of the Dry Bones

The State of Israel was founded five years after the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The following is a tribute to the Warsaw Ghetto martyrs who raised the blue and white flag so bravely and to the fallen IDF heroes who died defending it in Israel.Rabbi Dr. Israel Tabak, 5/4/2014, 8:07 PM

Israel Remembers the 23,169 Fallen Since 1860

Siren sounded at 8 p.m. Fifty-seven soldiers and terror victims joined the tragic list since last year, as did 50 deceased disabled vets.Gil Ronen, 5/4/2014, 7:44 PM

Legal Forum: 'Alternative' Memorial Service an Insult

The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel demanded that Tel Aviv put a stop to an 'alternative' Memorial Day eventYosef Berger, 5/4/2014, 6:59 PM

Michael Levin - Fallen Soldier of Israel

As Israel's Memorial Day begins, Arutz Sheva shares the story of one American Jew who returned to the front to give his life for his people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2014, 6:30 PM

NYPD Russian-Speaking Delegation in Israel

18 Jewish Russian-speaking policemen will take part in the Remembrance Day ceremony in Latrun.Arutz Sheva, 5/4/2014, 6:17 PM

'If Not For These Soldiers We Could Not Live Our Lives'

In national address on the eve of Memorial Day, Economics Minister pays tribute to Israel's fallen.Hezki Baruch, 5/4/2014, 5:20 PM

Bereaved Families Call to Boycott Memorial Day Event

Letter accuses Prime Minister of excluding terror victims 'as a national ethos,' claims that speech will provoke loud protests.Yedidya Ben-Or, 5/4/2014, 1:28 PM

Nahal Brigade Greets its Newest 'Volunteer'

World Mizrahi President gets a firsthand look at some IDF kit, as volunteers help renovate a military baseAssaf Weis, 5/4/2014, 10:20 AM

Bereaved Parent: 'Netanyahu's Words are Hollow'

Bereaved parent calls out PM, President, Supreme Court on allowing terrorist releases to go through, asks not to speak on Memorial Day.Benny Toker, 5/3/2014, 11:02 PM

IDF Tightens Security at Judea-Samaria Checkpoints for Holidays

IDF closing all PA traffic into and out of Judea-Samaria from Sunday evening to Tuesday night, citing security concerns.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2014, 9:09 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau Supports Wounded IDF Veterans

Rabbi Lau, himself an IDF major in reserves, visits IDF rehab center ahead of Memorial Day, gives Torah class.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/2/2014, 12:46 PM

2,495 Israelis Killed in Terrorist Attacks Since 1948

The National Insurance Institute announces figures ahead of Memorial Day, which begins Sunday night.Yosef Berger, 5/1/2014, 1:41 PM

Families 'Ashamed of Hareidi War Dead'

Three Hesder yeshivas will honor the graves of hareidi soldiers whose families do not visit on Memorial Day.Gil Ronen, 4/29/2014, 11:42 AM

Nazareth Illit Mayor Asks Arab Villages to Turn Down the Volume

Calls to prayer interrupt Memorial Day ceremony every year, Nazareth Illit mayor says, and diminish the sanctity of the day.Benny Toker , 4/13/2014, 7:50 AM

Following Controversy, Army Chief Won't Place Flag on Graves

Changes to Memorial Day ceremony follows accusations that IDF Chief of Staff only lays ceremonial flag on Jewish graves.Tova Dvorin , 11/5/2013, 1:37 PM

NYC Councilman: Look Terror in the Face

Councilman Jim Gennaro of Queens in a tough-spoken Memorial Day message to Arutz Sheva.Arutz Sheva, 5/28/2013, 1:07 PM

Touring Har Herzl – IDF Video

Aviv Vishkovski guides tours through Mount Herzl, Israel's national cemetery.Gil Ronen, 4/16/2013, 10:16 AM

Video: From Auschwitz to Mt. Herzl

Memorial Day and Yom Ha'atzma'ut are the culmination of an event that began on Holocaust Memorial Day - The March of the LivingDavid Lev, 4/15/2013, 6:49 PM

Thousands Remember the Fallen in Gush Etzion

Thousands of people participated in an official ceremony in memory of the residents of Gush EtzionDavid Lev, 4/15/2013, 6:39 PM

Leftist Group Memorializes Soldiers, Along With Terrorists

Protestors demonstrated against an event honoring the lives of IDF soldiers who fell in battle – and the terrorists they fought againstDavid Lev, 4/15/2013, 5:16 PM

'Do More to Remember My Daughter,' Says Bereaved Father

The state does not do enough to preserve the memory of Israelis killed in terror attacks, said the head of a terror victims' groupDavid Lev, 4/15/2013, 4:19 PM

Prime Minister: Terrorists are Subhuman

Netanyahu castigates supposed "men of morals" who fail to denounce enemies who kill innocents.Gil Ronen, 4/15/2013, 3:17 PM

Sharansky: In Prison, I thought about Yoni

Jewish Agency head says he had Prime Minister's heroic brother in mind, when held in Soviet jail.Gil Ronen, 4/15/2013, 2:21 PM

These Tears Mislead

Analysis: Israel's enemies like to see us crying. But they may not know the Jewish soul as well as they think they do.Gil Ronen, 4/15/2013, 11:39 AM

1.5 Million Expected at Cemeteries Nationwide

Two-minute siren sounded at 11:00 a.m., marking start of memorial ceremonies in IDF, schools.Gil Ronen, 4/15/2013, 10:41 AM

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

Israel Remembers Its War Dead

Official ceremony marking Memorial Day for 23,085 fallen soldiers begins at Kotel.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2013, 8:51 PM

Court Rejects Petition Against Siren Sounding

The High Court on Sunday rejected a petition to restrict the sounding of the siren on Memorial Day and Holocaust Remembrance Day.David Lev, 4/14/2013, 5:19 PM

Bennett: Israel – One Family in Loss

Minister Naftali Bennett’s message to bereaved families on Memorial Day.Maayana Miskin, 4/14/2013, 4:51 PM

Tzfat (Safed) Teens Tend Abandoned Soldiers’ Graves

In Tzfat, teenagers are tending the graves of soldiers whose families are gone in a project called “Adopt the Unknown Soldier.” Chana Ya'ar, 4/14/2013, 2:19 PM

Netanyahu Visits Yoni's Grave

Binyamin and Sarah Netanyahu pay respects to Yoni, the prime minister's brother, who was killed in Entebbe raid.Gil Ronen, 4/13/2013, 10:43 PM

Netanyahu: I Remember Yoni Every Second

Prime Minister meets IDF orphans and shares feelings about loss, as Memorial Day approaches.Gil Ronen, 4/11/2013, 9:43 PM

Judea Pearl to Light Flame on Memorial Day

Judea Pearl, whose son Daniel was murdered for being Jewish, will light a memorial flame in Israel., 4/5/2013, 10:50 AM

Greece's Golden Dawn: Holocaust Memorial Day 'Unacceptable'

Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has denounced the country's decision to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, calling it “unacceptable.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/19/2013, 10:06 PM

Bereaved Family and Officer Share Special Connection

Shalom and Esther Hazan lost four of their family members. Arutz Sheva met them, as well as the IDF officer who 'adopted' them.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2012, 5:45 AM