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When soccer star Ramos met Ramos, son of fallen officer

Soccer star Sergio Ramos meets the son a fallen Israeli police officer named after him.

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Children and siblings of fallen soldiers enjoy a unique summer camp

Nearly two dozen children and siblings of fallen Israeli soldiers enjoy US summer camp experience thanks to FIDF.

Children & siblings of fallen soldiers enjoy unique summer camp

Israel mourns fallen counterterror operator

Senior government officials mourn the death of Noam Raz, killed in a gunfight in the Jenin area earlier today.

Israel mourns fallen counterterror operator

IDF soldiers and commanders visit the graves of the IDF's fallen

Memorial ceremonies held across IDF units and at monuments in memory of the fallen on Israel's Memorial Day.

IDF soldiers and commanders visit the graves of the IDF's fallenplayer

Writing to the fallen: Terror victims Ilona Hanukayev and Marla Bennet

Marla and Ilona were killed in the 2002 terror wave. In this memorial video, their beloved write them letters.

Terror victims Ilona Hanukayev and Marla Bennetplayer

Bennett: This is our 3rd and last chance, don't let hatred destroy it

PM calls all Israelis 'brothers' in call for unity at ceremony to mark start of Israel's Memorial Day.

'This is our 3rd and last chance, don't let hatred destroy it'

Fallen officer's mother: I cannot go on with my life

Israelis from all over the country attend funeral of fighter who was shot by a terrorist on the Gaza border.

Fallen officer's mother: I cannot go on with my lifeplayer

Party leaders pay respects to Barel Hadarya Shmueli

Coalition and opposition leaders speak out about the fallen Sgt. Barel Hadarya Shmueli, who died of his wounds earlier today.

Party leaders pay respects to Barel Hadarya Shmueli

Remembering Liel: friends of fallen soldier set out to raise funds for the needy

Liel Gidoni was killed during the 'Black Friday of Rafiach' alongside Benaya Sarel and Lieutanant Hadar Goldin in 2014.

Friends of fallen soldier Liel Gidoni raise funds in his memory

Father of fallen soldier condemns attack on his son's commander

A bereaved father calls on Jewish residents to denounce violence against soldiers on peacekeeping duty.

Bereaved father defends Golani commander

Hundreds salute soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Hundreds of civilians gather to pay their respects to Sergeant Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in a block-throwing attack Tuesday morning.

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So much sympathy for dead Jews - how about some empathy for live ones?

So much sympathy for dead Jews - how about some empathy for live ones?

MK Naftali Bennett vows to do his utmost to bring fallen IDF soldiers home

At annual ceremony for fallen soldiers whose resting place is unknown, DM Bennett and Pres. Rivlin declare obligation to bring soldiers home

Defense Minister Bennett: 'I will not rest or remain silent'

Holiness in life

Holiness in life

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.

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

'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.

'We will lower our flag but not our heads'

Phone number from heaven

Fallen soldier appears in mother's dream and asks her to write it down - with surprising and moving results.

Phone number from heaven

'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.

'I expect the Prime Minister to provide answers'

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.

Lost his soldier son - and committed suicide

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.

NGOs for survivors of slain troops join to brief White House

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.

Hamas: Israel 'doesn't know' the status of the missing soldiers

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.

New app: Embracing Israel's fallen heros all year round

'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.'

'In the past they slaughtered us, now we strike our enemies'

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.

Bringing the Fallen to Life on Memorial Day

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.

Bereaved Families Visit Site of Fallen Soldiers' Deaths

Israeli Artists Unite for Memorial Day Event

State-sponsored Memorial Day event brings together Israeli singers, IDF musicians, and bereaved families.

Israeli Artists Unite for Memorial Day Eventplayer

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.

'On Passover, Our Son Will be Missing'

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.

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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.

Slain Soldier Ilan Sviatkovsky Laid to Rest

IDF Orphans Bar-Bat Mitzvah

The IDF holds its annual celebration for children of fallen soldiers who have become bar or bat mitzva.

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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.

'Government Has the Obligation to Remember Our Children'player