Holiness in life

Jews are not focused on trying to get to heaven. Their ultimate purpose was trying to bring heaven down to Earth. To be Hashem’s language in our life and by so doing bring greater sanctity to His name. So what does dying to sanctify His Name mean? Moshe Kempinski, 5/12/2019, 9:00 AM

Watch: Chiefs of staff pay tribute to fallen soldiers of Israel

Gadi Eisenkot and Aviv Kochavi visit National Hall of Remembrance at Mount Herzl, proceeding from there to the Western Wall to pray.Kobi Finkler, 1/15/2019, 3:00 PM

'We will lower our flag but not our heads'

Defense Minister pens letter to bereaved families ahead of Memorial Day, says Israel will always remember their sacrifices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 6:18 PM

Phone number from heaven

Fallen soldier appears in mother's dream and asks her to write it down - with surprising and moving results.Hillel Fendel, 5/5/2017, 1:07 AM

'I expect the Prime Minister to provide answers'

Father of soldier who was killed in Gaza disappointed by Prime Minister's behavior during Knesset committee discussion.Hezki Baruch, 4/20/2017, 1:07 AM

Lost his soldier son - and committed suicide

Aryeh Bar-Natan killed himself this Friday at the Har Herzl military cemetery, above his son’s grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2016, 9:31 PM

Survivors of slain troops brief White House

Israeli and U.S. nonprofits that offer counseling to survivors of troops killed in military service join for a briefing to the White House.JTA, 8/11/2016, 5:56 AM

Hamas: Israel doesn't know status of MIA soldiers

Hamas continues psychological war against Israel, claims Israel doesn't really know that Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul died in battle.Dalit Halevi, 7/21/2016, 4:42 AM

Embracing Israel's fallen heros all year round

Father of soldier who died during Operation Protective Edge launches new and unique app together with the Ministry of Defense.Kobi Finkler, Shoshana Miskin, 5/8/2016, 3:09 PM

'In past they slaughtered, now we strike enemies'

Netanyahu writes last letters of Torah scroll dedicated in memory of fallen IDF soldiers; 'only the bereaved understand the power of life.'Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2016, 7:37 PM

Bringing the Fallen to Life on Memorial Day

One of the leaders of a new initiative tells Arutz Sheva about the films and tours that are giving Memorial Day a message of faith.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 4/21/2015, 8:12 PM

Bereaved Families Visit Site of Children's Death

The families of 5 soldiers killed in a guard stand near Kibbutz Nahal Oz traveled down to the site to commemorate their sons.Cynthia Blank, 11/13/2014, 10:37 AM

Israeli Artists Unite for Memorial Day Event

State-sponsored Memorial Day event brings together Israeli singers, IDF musicians, and bereaved families.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/25/2012, 4:44 AM

To Cry, To Mourn, To Remember

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Facing Loss on Passover

As families gather for Passover, many will struggle with the absence of loved ones. Chagit Rhein speaks about the loss of her son Benaya.Maayana Miskin, 4/15/2011, 1:28 PM

The Story of Dalia and Baby Dvir

A moving story about a bereaved mother and the young baby named for her fallen son is making its way around the Internet.Maayana Miskin, 5/2/2010, 10:42 PM

Ilan Sviatkovsky Laid to Rest

Staff-Sergeant Ilan Sviatkovsky was buried Sunday in Rishon L'Tzion. Sviatkovsky died Friday in a clash with Gaza terrorists.Maayana Miskin, 3/28/2010, 10:19 PM

IDF Orphans Bar-Bat Mitzvah

The IDF holds its annual celebration for children of fallen soldiers who have become bar or bat mitzva.Yoni Kempinski, 3/5/2010, 3:13 PM

Fallen Soldiers' Parents Protest

Some of the parents of those soldiers who fell in the Second Lebanon War are boycotting memorials in protest of indifference by some officials. IsraelNN Staff, 7/6/2009, 2:46 PM