Memorial Day

Terror victim Udi Fogel was 'always searching, on a constant rise'

Terror victim Udi Fogel was 'always searching, on a constant rise'

Udi Fogel was murdered in his home together with his wife and 3 of their children. Watch and listen as family and friends share memories.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 7:39 PM
Emanuel Moreno 'went into places even an entire brigade wouldn't enter'

Emanuel Moreno 'went into places even an entire brigade wouldn't enter'

Emmanuel Moreno fell during the second Lebanon War, but is far from forgotten. 'We'll remember his legacy, his courage, and humility'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 6:26 PM
Fallen IDF soldiers Eliraz Peretz and Roi Klein saluted at their homes

Fallen IDF soldiers Eliraz Peretz and Roi Klein saluted at their homes

Parents and children serving in army along with reserve soldiers stand for minute and salute families in memory of their fallen.Mordechai Sones, 4/28/2020, 5:52 PM
Jewish leaders pause to remember the fallen on Memorial Day

Jewish leaders pause to remember the fallen on Memorial Day

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations: 'We remember brave men and women who answered call to serve Jewish State.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 4:52 PM
Hadar Goldin, fallen IDF soldier, was 'a ball of energy, he raised the standard'

Hadar Goldin, fallen IDF soldier, was 'a ball of energy, he raised the standard'

Hadar Goldin was killed and his body abducted by Hamas during a UN-brokered ceasefire. 'He was a humble, modest person, a role model.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 4:31 PM
Roi Klein's colleagues 'learned to appreciate Roi when he was still alive'

Roi Klein's colleagues 'learned to appreciate Roi when he was still alive'

Roi Klein, killed while defending his country and protecting his comrades was 'number one' when it came to inner strength. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 4:00 PM
Avner Netanyahu: 'There's no day in the world like Memorial Day'

Avner Netanyahu: 'There's no day in the world like Memorial Day'

Prime Minister's son posts picture alongside uncle Yoni Netanyahu's grave. Here are his full remarksArutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 3:36 PM
Ariel Hovav, killed after 'he got out of his car and ran to help' victims of terror attack

Ariel Hovav, killed after 'he got out of his car and ran to help' victims of terror attack

Watch: Ariel Hovav, IDF commander who always jumped to help others, was killed in a terror attack, while trying to help the victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 2:26 PM
Memorial Day ceremony in Gush Etzion

Memorial Day ceremony in Gush Etzion

Former Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein addresses special Memorial Day event in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 2:10 PM
Jewish Agency honors 'Jews of valor' - lone soldiers killed in war or terror

Jewish Agency honors 'Jews of valor' - lone soldiers killed in war or terror

In Memorial Day ceremony, the Jewish Agency pays tribute to lone soldiers who fell in battle or became victims of terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 1:29 PM
Yosi Shok, former Shabak agent, made everyone who met him 'instantly feel happy'

Yosi Shok, former Shabak agent, made everyone who met him 'instantly feel happy'

Watch: Yosi Shok was a dedicated fighter, a Shabak agent, and a devoted husband and father - until he was murdered in a terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 12:48 PM
Fallen soldier Nadav Milo was 'kind and enabled others to be kinder'

Fallen soldier Nadav Milo was 'kind and enabled others to be kinder'

Watch: Family and friends remember IDF soldier Nadav Milo, who fell during battle - but brought the other soldiers home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 12:07 PM
Israel marks Memorial Day under coronavirus restrictions

Israel marks Memorial Day under coronavirus restrictions

State ceremony honoring Israel's fallen soldiers and victims of terror to feature Prime Minister, President, and IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 11:06 AM
Yakkov Hagoel: 'Memorial Day must commemorate victims of anti-Semitism around the world'

Yakkov Hagoel: 'Memorial Day must commemorate victims of anti-Semitism around the world'

World Zionist Organization dep. chair says those killed in anti-Semitic attacks around the world should be added to Memorial Day death toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 9:51 AM
Captive from Yom Kippur War: I always believed I would come home

Captive from Yom Kippur War: I always believed I would come home

Tamar Yonah interviews Amnon Sharon, author of Sane In Damascus, about his experience as a captive of the Syrians in the Yom Kippur War.Israel News Talk Radio, 4/28/2020, 6:55 AM
Bnei Brak Mayor thanks the IDF

Bnei Brak Mayor thanks the IDF

Bnei Brak Mayor speaks at Memorial Day ceremony, thanks IDF for its assistance during coronavirus lockdown.Michal Levy, 4/28/2020, 4:48 AM
Watch: Ex-IDF officer explains his journey from injury to triumph

Watch: Ex-IDF officer explains his journey from injury to triumph

IDF Captain Ziv Shilon was seriously wounded in a Hamas attack near Gaza and lost his arm. Watch his story.i24NEWS, 4/28/2020, 4:09 AM
Watch: Inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day

Watch: Inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks shares inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day amid the coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 2:35 AM
The voice of the teenagers of the 1948 War of Independence

The voice of the teenagers of the 1948 War of Independence

Tamar Yonah interviews Ben-Tzion & Chavula Hefter, and Shabtai Katz, who lived through, and fought through these tumultuous times.Israel News Talk Radio, 4/28/2020, 2:17 AM
Watch: 'Hatikva' sung from all corners of the world

Watch: 'Hatikva' sung from all corners of the world

Israel's national anthem sung with participants from all over the world at conclusion of Masa's Memorial Day ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 1:33 AM
Lod Mayor surprises family of terror victim

Lod Mayor surprises family of terror victim

Lod Mayor Yair Revivo and several youths visit family of terror victim Rina Shnerb, hold ceremony in her memory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 1:12 AM
Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Adena Mark Kapon, whose mother Sara Blaustein was murdered in a 2001 Gush Etzion terror attack, tells her story.The Land Of Israel Network, 4/28/2020, 12:07 AM
Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

President at Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall: We will embrace you, beloved families, from afar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 9:10 PM
Ambassador Friedman Memorial Day message: US stands with Israel

Ambassador Friedman Memorial Day message: US stands with Israel

US Ambassador to Israel delivers message to Israeli citizens in Hebrew on Memorial Day. 'May you all be spared further conflict or violence', 4/27/2020, 9:03 PM
Watch: Israelis called to sing 'Hatikva' together

Watch: Israelis called to sing 'Hatikva' together

At end of Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall, Israeli citizens asked to go onto their balconies to sing national anthem together., 4/27/2020, 8:53 PM
Watch special broadcast: Victims of terrorism remember together

Watch special broadcast: Victims of terrorism remember together

One Family Organization holds an emotional and painful memorial service for families of terrorism victims.Arutz Sheva, 4/27/2020, 8:00 PM
Memorial Day opening ceremony at Western Wall

Memorial Day opening ceremony at Western Wall

Israel's Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron) honoring fallen soldiers begins with ceremony at Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 7:59 PM
Watch Live: Diaspora Jews to share in Masa’s Virtual Memorial ceremony

Watch Live: Diaspora Jews to share in Masa’s Virtual Memorial ceremony

President Rivlin, Jewish Agency Chairman and father of Max Steinberg join the largest English-language ceremony broadcast from IsraelYoni Kempinski, 4/27/2020, 7:49 PM
Watch: Memorial day message from IDF COS Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi

Watch: Memorial day message from IDF COS Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi

“We continue in their path, full of determination and motivation, here to continue and fulfill our mission: defending the State of Israel”Arutz Sheva, 4/27/2020, 6:33 PM
Bennett to bereaved families: Cemeteries closed to keep you safe

Bennett to bereaved families: Cemeteries closed to keep you safe

Defense Minister visits Mt. Herzl prior to Memorial Day, regrets inability of bereaved families to visit the graves of their loved ones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 5:32 PM
Memorial candles lit on all fallen IDF soldiers graves

Memorial candles lit on all fallen IDF soldiers graves

National flag, wreath, and candle placed on graves of Israel's wars victims in cemeteries across country.Mordechai Sones, 4/27/2020, 5:07 PM
Netanyahu: I think about my brother Yoni every day

Netanyahu: I think about my brother Yoni every day

PM speaks with other Israelis who lost siblings in the line of duty ahead of Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 5:01 PM
High Court rejects bereaved families' petition

High Court rejects bereaved families' petition

Court says govt. order banning bereaved families from visiting military cemeteries on Memorial Day a proportionate response to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 4:22 PM
Memorial Day: Mimi was my dad too

Memorial Day: Mimi was my dad too

Watch: What made thousands of people drive hundreds of miles just to pay their last respects to an anonymous farmer?Arutz Sheva, 4/27/2020, 1:58 PM
Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog and Golani soldier Ori Hemo, who was hurt in Jerusalem ramming attack, to light memorial torch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2020, 2:59 PM
23,816 IDF casualties from 1860 and until today

23,816 IDF casualties from 1860 and until today

Since last Memorial Day, 42 people have been added to the list of fallen soldiers.Ido Ben Porat, 4/24/2020, 6:00 AM
How different is this Memorial Day from all other days?

How different is this Memorial Day from all other days?

As Israel prepares for this year's Rememberance Day, Col (res) Tal Braun, writes about rememberance in days of social distancing and "Zoom."Col (res) Tal Braun, 4/23/2020, 10:20 AM
Government approves Independence Day restrictions

Government approves Independence Day restrictions

Cemeteries to be closed on Memorial Day, general closure to be implemented on Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 5:18 PM
Daughter born to Rina Shnerb's parents

Daughter born to Rina Shnerb's parents

Parents issue message to community members linking date of birth and incident, 'Neither Nazis nor cursed terrorists will triumph over us.'Mordechai Sones, 4/21/2020, 10:23 PM
General closure on Independence Day

General closure on Independence Day

After discussion on Memorial Day and Independence Day formats it was decided to close military cemeteries on Memorial Day.Mordechai Sones, 4/21/2020, 8:17 PM
Are we ready for the day after Holocaust survivors...?

Are we ready for the day after Holocaust survivors...?

Researcher disturbed by how we express memory of Holocaust, especially for time when Holocaust survivors will no longer be with us.Shimon Cohen, 4/21/2020, 7:57 PM
Military cemeteries likely to close on Memorial Day

Military cemeteries likely to close on Memorial Day

Government to make final decision on whether to allow bereaved families to visit military cemeteries on Israel's Memorial Day tonight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 6:48 PM
Another lockdown coming?

Another lockdown coming?

National Security Council and Defense Ministry expected to recommend lockdown during Memorial Day and Independence Day.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/14/2020, 9:46 PM
Memorial Day observances to be held without audiences

Memorial Day observances to be held without audiences

Ceremonies in the 52 military cemeteries across the country will be canceled, in there place will be a 'candle guard' with Kaddish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 12:37 PM
On Memorial Day remember those who gave their lives to protect America

On Memorial Day remember those who gave their lives to protect America

We honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to save our families and protect our freedom. Jeff Dunetz, 5/27/2019, 8:03 AM
Stand with your local community Memorial Day Parade next week

Stand with your local community Memorial Day Parade next week

Teaching your children and grandchildren about the true meaning of Memorial Day, reminding them of what the day is all about, can help them appreciate the sacrifices made by our fallen veterans and have them show their gratitude. Cindy Grosz, 5/23/2019, 6:07 AM
Blind soldier awarded Presidential Medal of Excellence

Blind soldier awarded Presidential Medal of Excellence

Educational officer Sergeant Ori Salmon, who insisted on joining IDF despite being born blind, becomes 1 of 120 soldiers to receive award.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 6:02 PM
National Library seeks to identify IDF soldiers in old photos

National Library seeks to identify IDF soldiers in old photos

National Library of Israel, in a special collaboration with Facebook Israel, calls on Israelis to identify and tag family members in photos.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/8/2019, 5:35 PM
President visits family of driver killed by missile

President visits family of driver killed by missile

President Rivlin pays Memorial Day condolence visit to family of Moshe Feder, killed by anti-tank missile that hit his car 2 days ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 5:19 PM
'Today we understand the sacrifice necessary for Israel'

'Today we understand the sacrifice necessary for Israel'

Former MK Rabbi Dov Lipman at memorial ceremony for lone soldier Max Steinberg: Today young US Jews see the sacrifices that have been made.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2019, 3:58 PM
Israel honors its fallen at Yom HaZikaron memorial in Jerusalem

Israel honors its fallen at Yom HaZikaron memorial in Jerusalem

Israeli Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron) event honoring fallen soldiers at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 11:18 AM
Hadar Goldin: The story of fallen IDF soldier held by Hamas

Hadar Goldin: The story of fallen IDF soldier held by Hamas

The story behind the death and abduction of fallen IDF soldier Hadar Goldin, who remains in captivity in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 9:10 AM
'Ari was a hero in life and in death'

'Ari was a hero in life and in death'

Eitan Fuld, brother of Ari who was murdered in a terror attack, talks about his heroic brother.Hezki Baruch, 5/8/2019, 6:01 AM
Watch: Fragments of Memory from the IDF battlefield

Watch: Fragments of Memory from the IDF battlefield

“Fragments of Memory” as presented at the Masa Israel Journey Memorial Day ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 5:03 AM
'We will look at them and then look at ourselves'

'We will look at them and then look at ourselves'

Blue and White chairman writes about bereavement on Memorial Day.Benny Gantz, 5/8/2019, 3:41 AM
Jewish Agency chairman: "We long for our loved ones"

Jewish Agency chairman: "We long for our loved ones"

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog speaks at Masa Israel Journey's Memorial Day ceremony in Latrun.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 3:14 AM
Minister Erdan: "We are all responsible for one another"

Minister Erdan: "We are all responsible for one another"

Public Security and Strategic Affairs Minister spoke at the Masa Israel Journey Memorial Day ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 1:06 AM