Israel Independence Day 68

Canadian Conservative leader congratulates Israel

Rona Ambrose, interim leader of Canada’s Conservative Party, congratulates Israel on the 68th anniversary of its independence.Dalit Halevi, 5/13/2016, 2:15 AM

The day after: Emor and Yom Haatzmaut

We must not only live the day, but look to the day after... Zeev Schwartz, 5/13/2016, 12:26 AM

Uplifting: Non-Jews celebrate Israeli Independence Day worldwide

Thousands of supporters of the Jewish state who buy from Judea and Samaria show their love and pride by waving the flag around the globe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 9:46 PM

Jewish Activists arrested marching to the Temple Mount

5 activists arrested in call: 'there is no independence without sovereignty.' Arabs riot against march, 2 rioters arrested.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/12/2016, 8:34 PM

Arab citizens protest Israel's existence on Independence Day

Thousands of Arab Israelis march in Negev, call to remember 'nakba' - catastrophe - of Israel's creation 68 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 7:19 PM

Canada's Trudeau 'on Israel's right' on Independence Day

Liberal party PM sends wishes to 'close partner and firm ally,' promises to 'advance peace' in possible two-state solution hint.Dalit Halevi, 5/12/2016, 4:50 PM

Chief Rabbi: Could we sit and study Torah without soldiers?

Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yosef on Independence Day calls to be grateful to secular founders of Israel, urges spiritual independence too.Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2016, 4:26 PM

Celebrate with Israel this year

Are things perfect with the Jewish state as she celebrates 68years of independence? Far from it, of course. Israel is a work in progress, but it is ours. Larry Gordon, 5/12/2016, 12:04 PM

Watch: Ambassadors congratulate Israel on Independence Day

Ambassador Danny Danon releases video clip featuring dozens of UN ambassadors congratulating Israel on its Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2016, 11:42 PM

Watch: Thousands celebrate Independence Day at Kotel

Crowds sign and dance Wednesday night in Jerusalem to celebrate 68 years of Jewish sovereignty.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/11/2016, 10:31 PM

The flag of the State of Israel

The flag is the symbol of everything the Jewish State should symbolize.Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 5/11/2016, 7:48 PM

What's so special about living In Israel?

This Yom Haatzmaut Dvar Torah is by Simon Jackson, Legal Advisor to Torah MiTzionTorah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 5/11/2016, 7:14 PM

"This is the day Hashem fashioned, we shall sing and rejoice thereon"

The blossoming of destiny tells the Jews to "come home!" Moshe Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 7:02 PM

'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

6 ways Israel is counting its blessings on Independence Day

Six statistics that show how Israel has grown in the years since its founding in 1948.Ben Sales, 5/11/2016, 1:02 AM

68 years of independence: Video exhibits Israel's 'human mosaic'

From war hero to farmer, teacher to midwife, "With These Hands" tells the stories of the everyday heroes that epitomize whatArutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2016, 5:55 PM