Israel Independence Day 67

Bridge of Strings Lit Up for Independence Day

Bridge at entrance to Jerusalem will be lit up with Star of David installation and soft music every night, but Friday, for next two months.Hezki Baruch, 4/23/2015, 11:26 AM

President Rivlin Hosts ‘All Israel from Jerusalem’ Celebration

Beginning with military flyover and awards for IDF soldiers, "All Israel from Jerusalem" ceremony kicks off at Presidential Garden.Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 10:47 AM

Ban Ki-Moon Tries Shakshouka for Independence Day

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor share Israeli egg dish in honor of Israel's 67th Independence Day.Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 10:04 AM

IAF Aerial Salute Over Israel Begins

A flyover across Israel as well aerobotic demonstrations at Air Force bases will be held on Independence Day between 9:40 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 9:26 AM

Cold Independence Day, But Summer on its Way

Low temperatures and heavy winds will hit Israel as it celebrates Independence Day on Thursday, with local rain also a possibility.Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 8:07 AM

Canada's PM Reaffirms Commitment to Israel

Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his government "remains resolute in our commitment to defend Israel".Elad Benari, 4/23/2015, 4:14 AM

Knesset Speaker Calls for Unity on Independence Day

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein says Israel should be turned into a "spectacular mosaic".Ben Ariel, 4/23/2015, 1:16 AM

Netanyahu: Independence Day a 'Renaissance of National Culture'

Prime Minister's greeting for Independence Day 2015 focuses on freedom, dedication to human rights.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2015, 10:56 PM

Hundreds Flock to Kotel for Independence Day Prayers

Rabbi Uri Sherki, who ended shiva for his murdered son, leads emotional prayer session to bridge Memorial, Independence Days.Hezki Baruch, 4/22/2015, 10:28 PM

Watch: Official Independence Day Celebrations

The tears of Memorial Day make way for the joy of freedom as Israel's 67th Independence Day kicks off.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2015, 8:57 PM

Spike in IDF Volunteers in 2014

Marked rise in volunteers from abroad since 2011; 25% are Americans.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2015, 6:08 PM

Independence Day Economic Report: Exports Soared 9400% Since '48

Israel's economic growth has skyrocketed in 67 years - and experts say buying 'Made in Israel' products is key.Hillel Fendel, 4/22/2015, 3:40 PM

27,933 New Immigrants to Celebrate their First Independence Day

New Israelis from Ukraine, France, Russia, US and elsewhere join in the celebrations as Israel prepares to celebrate 67 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2015, 5:36 PM

Israel's Population Grows 2% Over 2014 to 8.345 Million

Independence Day census: 176,000 babies were born and 32,000 people immigrated in 2014; Israel now has 6.251 million Jews.Tova Dvorin, 4/21/2015, 12:42 PM

Defense Minister: Israel Can Rely on IDF

Speaking at toast for Independence Day, Moshe Ya'alon praises IDF general staff for their professionalism and experience.Yishai Karov, Cynthia Blank, 4/20/2015, 8:38 PM

'Why Let an Anti-Zionist Arab Light Independence Day Torch?'

Police set severe limitations on Lehava group's protest against Arab torch lighter, set to occur during national ceremony.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 9:13 AM

Toronto Salutes the IDF for Independence Day

Documentary film 'Beneath the Helmet' exposing the life of new recruits comes to Canada, with a special screening timed for Israel's b-day.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 3/28/2015, 11:07 PM