Haaretz reporter petitions Supreme Court against Netanyahu

Uri Misgav claims PM cannot light torch during ceremony as approved by ministerial Symbols and Ceremonies Committee.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2018, 4:02 PM

Regev escalates feud with Knesset speaker

Bucking tradition, Culture Minister Miri Regev insists that Knesset Speaker does not have authority over Independence Day ceremony.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 1:15 PM

Regev scolds Edelstein: 'Mount Herzl isn't your property'

Knesset Speaker informs Information Center if torch ceremony protocol altered, Knesset will boycott, prompting Regev attack.Mordechai Sones, 3/27/2018, 10:56 PM

Who will light 'the torch of the Jewish people'?

For the first time, the torch at the Independence Day ceremony in Jerusalem is to be lit by a Jew who is not an Israeli. Recommendations?Arutz Sheva, 3/30/2017, 2:41 PM

Pro-IDF priest: Threats, lies won't deter me

Father Gabriel Naddaf rejects accusations that he committed sexual crimes. Says his 'enemies are crossing lines of decency.'Uzi Baruch, 5/10/2016, 12:53 PM

2016 Independence Day ceremony to honor heroism

14 honorees named to light torches, under banner of 'courageous citizens'; many saved lives during war, terror.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/6/2016, 5:12 PM

Independence Day 2014: Focus on Women

All torch honorees to be female as committee decides to focus on women’s contribution to the country.Maayana Miskin & Gil Ronen, 12/29/2013, 3:30 PM