Bridge of Strings Lit Up for Independence Day

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’

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.Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 10:47 AM
Ban Ki-Moon Tries Shakshouka

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.Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 10:04 AM
IAF Aerial Salute Over Israel Begins

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

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 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

Knesset Speaker Calls for Unity

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

Netanyahu: In Israel, Freedom is Sacrosanct

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

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.Hezki Baruch, 4/22/2015, 10:28 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 67th Independence Day kicks off.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2015, 8:57 PM
Spike in IDF Volunteers in 2014

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
Exports Soared 9400% Since 1948

Exports Soared 9400% Since 1948

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' First Independence Day

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2015, 5:36 PM
Israel's Population Now 8.345 Million

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.Tova Dvorin, 4/21/2015, 12:42 PM
Defense Minister: Israel Can Rely on IDF

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
'Anti-Zionist Arab Lights Independence Day Torch'

'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.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 9:13 AM
Toronto Salutes the IDF for Independence Day

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