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Israel Independence Day 67

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Watch: Arabs Try to Ruin Independence Day

Groups of Arabs attempted to incite confrontation with Israelis celebrating Independence Day in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Eizenkot: We Will Bring Oron Shaul Home

Speaking at "All Israel from Jerusalem" ceremony, IDF Chief of Staff promises to return former medal of excellence winner, Oron Shaul, home.

Eizenkot: We Will Bring Oron Shaul Home

Poll: Most Israelis Satisfied With Life in Israel

57 percent of Israelis satisfied with life in Israel, with 99 percent of Israelis expressing some measure of pride at their nationality.

Poll: Most Israelis Satisfied With Life in the Jewish State

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.

Bridge of Strings Lit Up for Independence Day

President Rivlin Hosts ‘All Israel from Jerusalem’

Beginning with military flyover and awards for IDF soldiers, "All Israel from Jerusalem" ceremony kicks off at Presidential Garden.

President Rivlin Hosts ‘All Israel from Jerusalem’ Celebration

Ban Ki-Moon Tries Shakshouka

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor share Israeli egg dish in honor of Israel's 67th Independence Day.

Ban Ki-Moon Tries Shakshouka for Independence Day

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.

IAF Aerial Salute Over Israel Begins

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.

Cold Independence Day, But Summer on its Way

Canada's PM Reaffirms Commitment to Israel

Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his government "remains resolute in our commitment to defend Israel".

Canada's PM Reaffirms Commitment to Israel

Knesset Speaker Calls for Unity

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein says Israel should be turned into a "spectacular mosaic".

Knesset Speaker Calls for Unity on Independence Day

Netanyahu: In Israel, Freedom is Sacrosanct

Prime Minister's greeting for Independence Day 2015 focuses on freedom, dedication to human rights.

Netanyahu: Independence Day a 'Renaissance of National Culture'player

Kotel: Hundreds Attend Independence Day Prayer

Rabbi Uri Sherki, who ended shiva for his murdered son, leads emotional prayer session to bridge Memorial, Independence Days.

Hundreds Flock to Kotel for Independence Day Prayers

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.

Watch: Official Independence Day Celebrationsplayer

Spike in IDF Volunteers in 2014

Marked rise in volunteers from abroad since 2011; 25% are Americans.

Spike in IDF Volunteers in 2014

Exports Soared 9400% Since 1948

Israel's economic growth has skyrocketed in 67 years - and experts say buying 'Made in Israel' products is key.

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

27,933 New Immigrants' First Independence Day

New Israelis from Ukraine, France, Russia, US and elsewhere join in the celebrations as Israel prepares to celebrate 67 years.

27,933 New Immigrants to Celebrate their First Independence Day

Israel's Population Now 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.

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

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.

Defense Minister: Israel Can Rely on IDF

'Anti-Zionist Arab Lights Independence Day Torch'

Police set severe limitations on Lehava group's protest against Arab torch lighter, set to occur during national ceremony.

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

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.

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