Israel 66th

Police Violence Against Temple Mount Activists

Police Violence Against Temple Mount Activists

Violent clashes break out as police stop Jewish activists from ascending Temple Mount; activists cry foul over clashes on Independence Day.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/6/2014, 9:09 PM
Photo Essay: Israeli Independence Day 66

Photo Essay: Israeli Independence Day 66

Ever wondered what Israeli Independence Day feels like in Israel? Get a glimpse here.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 6:59 PM
Obama: 'US-Israel Relationship Never Stronger'

Obama: 'US-Israel Relationship Never Stronger'

US President wishes Israel a happy Independence Day, commits to working toward a two-state solution.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 6:42 PM
'Hamas Will Rise to Power in Judea and Samaria'

'Hamas Will Rise to Power in Judea and Samaria'

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman gives grim prediction ahead of Palestinian Arab unity government elections.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 6:19 PM
Woman, 50, Killed in Hiking Accident

Woman, 50, Killed in Hiking Accident

Tree falls on hiking family, killing 50 year-old woman and injuring two family members; second serious accident in 12 hours.Benny Moshe, 5/6/2014, 5:23 PM
Jews Pray on Temple Mount

Jews Pray on Temple Mount

Police were friendlier than usual on Independence Day, and gates that usually serve Muslims were closed.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2014, 2:07 PM
Live: From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

Live: From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

In Independence Day march, a new Torah scroll will be dedicated by the March of the Living program.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/6/2014, 12:41 PM
Britain's Yachad Honors Anti-IDF NGO

Britain's Yachad Honors Anti-IDF NGO

Yachad, 'Britain's J-Street,' holds Independence Day event with the NIF and radical group Breaking the Silence.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2014, 11:29 AM
Eitan Amos, 18, of Toronto Wins Bible Contest

Eitan Amos, 18, of Toronto Wins Bible Contest

Video: Amos is the first Canadian to win the Bible Quiz for Youth, an ongoing tradition since 1958.Arutz Sheva, 5/6/2014, 11:08 AM
Video: Celebrating Independence with IDF's Finest

Video: Celebrating Independence with IDF's Finest

Excellent Soldiers' awards and Singing Independence, aired live from the President's Residence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/6/2014, 9:29 AM
What is the Status of the Israeli Flag?

What is the Status of the Israeli Flag?

New book explores the history of the Israeli flag - as well as the opinions of esteemed Rabbis, including R' Moshe Feinstein and Rav Kook.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 2:42 AM
Bereaved Mother Lights Torch in Honor of Sons

Bereaved Mother Lights Torch in Honor of Sons

Miriam Peretz, who lost two sons, lights a torch "in honor of the fallen, the founders of the nation and the country."Ido Ben Porat, 5/6/2014, 12:12 AM
'Israel's Mission: Make the World a Better Place'

'Israel's Mission: Make the World a Better Place'

Minister releases heartfelt, if quirky, address for Independence Day - bridging ancient heritage and modern marvels.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2014, 10:14 PM
On Israel's 66th, Speeches Stress Unity, Diversity

On Israel's 66th, Speeches Stress Unity, Diversity

Knesset Speaker urges Israelis to embrace peers from all walks of life; ceremony places special focus on women.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2014, 9:38 PM
Students Help Lod Residents Fly Their Flag Proudly

Students Help Lod Residents Fly Their Flag Proudly

Students at the Lod pre-military academy urged residents of the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood to fly the Israeli flag on Independence Day.Yaakov Levi, 5/5/2014, 9:23 PM
Watch: Official Independence Day Celebrations

Watch: Official Independence Day Celebrations

The tears of Memorial Day make way for the joy of freedom as Israel's 66th Independence Day kicks off.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2014, 8:01 PM
Peres: Israel 'In Many Ways a Miracle'

Peres: Israel 'In Many Ways a Miracle'

In a message to the Diaspora for Independence Day, President Shimon Peres called Israel “a miracle" that all Jews could be proud of.Yosef Berger, 5/5/2014, 7:44 PM
PM Thanks Israel's Supporters on Independence Day

PM Thanks Israel's Supporters on Independence Day

Prime Minister's address focuses on Israel's achievements in 66 years of independence, stresses role of worldwide support.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2014, 7:12 PM
Yom Ha'atzmaut Video Features 66 Israeli Heroes

Yom Ha'atzmaut Video Features 66 Israeli Heroes

Watch: Israeli heroes speak out on Independence Day about what Israel means for them - and for Jews worldwide.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2014, 5:34 PM
True Independence

True Independence

Are we free or are we not?Arik Barel, 5/5/2014, 11:34 AM
New York Kicks Off Israel 66th Birthday Bash

New York Kicks Off Israel 66th Birthday Bash

New Yorkers celebrate the rich and complex culture, history, and people of Israel.Arutz Sheva, 5/4/2014, 9:30 PM