Israeli Independence Day

Happy Birthday to You, Israel 62

Israel’s 62nd birthday began at Mount Herzl ceremony with clear message: Jerusalem is united. (Links to videos on Israel at article end)Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/19/2010, 11:37 PM

Modern Israel at 62: Tiny Country and Huge Success

Modern Israel, only 62 years old Monday night, is a world leader. Rabbi Aviner says, “Imagine what we could do if the world were not against us.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/19/2010, 8:29 PM

Independence Day Prayers: Joy Mixed With Pleas

Rabbi notes that the special make-up of the Hallel prayer makes it especially suitable for Independence Day.Hillel Fendel, 4/18/2010, 7:03 PM

Good Will Abounds on Independence Day

Independence Day events: Independence Hall, IDF bases and other places will be open free of charge, and IDF will hold naval and air shows. Hillel Fendel, 4/18/2010, 2:50 PM

Neo-Zionist Defense Group Marking Independence Day at Megiddo

HaShomer HeHadash, a neo-Zionist group protecting Israel's Jewish farmers, to mark Independence Day at site of an Arab attack three years ago.Gil Ronen, 4/13/2010, 8:32 PM

Fourteen Citizens to Represent 62-Year-Old Israel

The government has announced the names of the 14 people chosen to represent Israel in an official ceremony marking 62 years of independence.Maayana Miskin, 3/22/2010, 8:28 AM