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Independence Day no more: America is no longer independent

Biden has sabotaged the American economy and surrendered decision making power to the IMF. Op-ed.

Independence Day no more: America is no longer independent

Historic reception at the embassy in Bahrain

Israel's Independence Day celebrated for the first time at its embassy in Manama.

Historic reception at the embassy in Bahrain

Israeli orchestra plays in Cairo for the first time in 40 years

The Firkat Alnoor orchestra was invited to play in Egypt for Israel's Independence Day, the first such performance in decades.

Israeli orchestra plays in Cairo for the first time in 40 years

Israeli UN Mission hosts Independence Day celebration

Ambassador Erdan: Israel should be singled out but only for the amazing good that it brings to the world.

Israeli UN Mission hosts Independence Day celebration

Gilad Erdan: 'Arab world no longer willing to be held hostage by Palestinians'

At Independence Day event celebrating 50 years of Migdal Ohr, Israel's Ambassador Erdan says Israel’s position in the world is improving.

'Arab world not willing to be held hostage by Palestinians'

Israel was born fighting for its life

Learn what you don't know about Israel's independence.

Israel was born fighting for its  life

Ukraine FM wishes Israel a happy Independence Day

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba speaks to Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid, thanks him for Israel's humanitarian aid.

Ukraine FM wishes Israel a happy Independence Day

First time: IAF flies over Hebron on Independence Day

Yamina party hails IAF flyover of the Cave of the Patriarchs, where the Jewish people's ancestors are buried, on Israel's birthday.

First time: IAF flies over Hebron on Independence Dayplayer

60 IAF aircraft fly over Israel on Independence Day

Naval flotilla in south, bases open to the public, and dozens of aircraft fly over Israeli cities on Israel's 74th Independence Day.

60 IAF aircraft fly over Israel on Independence Dayplayer

Watch: Drone view of Samaria on Independence Day

View the beauty of Samaria in this video of drone footage compiled by Ezri ToBe.

Drone view of Samaria on Independence Dayplayer

Independence Day: MK Yomtob Kalfon visits the Temple Mount

Kalfon was heckled: "The Temple Mount doesn't want you, who sits with Arabs in government."

MK Yomtob Kalfon visits the Temple Mountplayer

Watch live: IAF flyover and Navy flotilla

Flyover app to allow Israelis to follow path and location of the IAF planes, in real time.

Watch live: IAF flyover and Navy flotillaplayer

Watch live: International Bible Contest takes off

International Bible Contest for Youth begins, attended by top Israeli officials and 16 finalists from around the world.

Watch live: International Bible Contest takes offplayer

Watch: Female activists try to hoist Israeli flag on Temple Mt.

The young women were arrested following their attempt to hoist the flag on Judaism's holiest site.

Watch: Female activists try to hoist Israeli flag on Temple Mt.player

For the first time: Holiday prayers at Tel Aviv's Atarim Square

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu joins Rosh Yehudi members and Tel Aviv communities for moving prayers and music, honoring Independence Day.

For the first time: Holiday prayers at Tel Aviv's Atarim Squareplayer

Watch live: Independence Day celebrations at President's Residence

In honor of Israel's 74th Independence Day, Pres. Herzog and the First Lady host the Outstanding Soldiers ceremony.

Independence Day celebrations at President's Residenceplayer

Israel's population approaching 10 million as it celebrates 74

Nearly 3.3 million have arrived in the country since its inception, with 45% of them coming after 1990 and the fall of the Soviet Union.

Israel's population approaching 10 million as it celebrates 74player

New York City Hall honors Israel's Independence Day

Mayor Eric Adams announces that City Hall and other municipal buildings will be lit up blue and white.

New York City Hall honors Israel's Independence Day

Blinken: The bonds between our two countries are unshakeable

Secretary of State wishes Israel a Happy Independence Day: The United States remains steadfast in its commitment to Israel’s security.

'The bonds between our two countries are unshakeable'

Watch: Thousands attend Independence Day prayer at the Western Wall

Thousands marked Independence Day with a festive evening prayer at the Western Wall with the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi David Lau.

Thousands attend Independence Day prayer at the Western Wallplayer

Watch: Commander of counter-terrorism unit lights torch while wearing a mask

Commander of Yamam unit lights torch at Independence Day opening ceremony with his face covered. "This is the picture of our victory."

Commander of counter-terrorism unit masked while lighting torchplayer

Zelenskyy and Bennett discuss Lavrov's remarks

Ukrainian President speaks to PM in honor of Independence Day. The two also discuss Russian FM's controversial comments.

Zelenskyy and Bennett discuss Lavrov's remarks

Watch: Independence Day celebration at Mercaz HaRav yeshiva

Joyous celebration of miracle of Israel's rebirth at Jerusalem yeshiva for Israel's 74th Independence Day,

Watch: Independence Day celebration at Mercaz HaRav yeshivaplayer

Live: Independence Day Torch Lighting ceremony on Mt. Herzl

Israel's 74th Independence Day begins.

Live: Independence Day Torch Lighting ceremony on Mt. Herzlplayer

Pollard: We need independence from this government

Jonathan Pollard visits family of Rina Shnerb, accuses government of caring more about her murderers than about her.

Pollard: We need independence from this governmentplayer

Herzog meets 120 outstanding soldiers at Independence Day rehearsal

Israel's president joins dress rehearsal of state Independence Day ceremony, meeting with 120 IDF soldiers chosen to be honored at the event

Herzog meets 120 outstanding soldiers

Erdogan congratulates Pres. Herzog on Israel's Independence day

President Isaac Herzog speaks with Turkish President, thanks him for letter of congratulation for Israel Independence Day this week.

Erdogan congratulates Pres. Herzog on Israel's Independence day

Israel's population at over 9.5 million, 7 million Jews

According to statistics, if the population continues to grow at the current rate, over 10 million will celebrate the holiday 3 years of now.

Israel's population at over 9.5 million, 7 million Jews

'Nakba' event calling for end of Zionism with German got. funding

Zochrot, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation to hold event in Tel Aviv ahead of Israel's Independence Day calling for "de-Zionization."

Event calling for end of Zionism with German govt. funding

Nefesh B’Nefesh welcomes its 74,000th new immigrant ahead of Israel’s 74th birthday

Charley Smith, a young father, becomes Nefesh B'Nefesh's 74,000th new immigrant, just ahead of Israel's 74th Independence Day.

Nefesh B'Nefesh welcomes 74,000th new immigrant

Chicken shortage expected ahead of Israel's Independence Day

Public is advised to purchase fresh chicken this week to avoid shortage. Frozen chicken is not expected to be affected.

Chicken shortage expected ahead of Israel's Independence Day

Peace Now blasts Independence Day Hebron, Gush Etzion flyover

Left-wing activists excoriate government over decision to include Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria in Independence Day flyover.

Peace Now blasts Independence Day Hebron, Gush Etzion flyover

'We have a responsibility to help all people in distress'

Diaspora, Culture Ministers explain selection of Ukrainian humanitarian Elizaveta Sherstuk to light Independence Day Diaspora Torch.

'We have a responsibility to help all people in distress'

Ukrainian humanitarian Elizaveta Sherstuk to light Independence Day Diaspora Torch

Elizaveta Sherstuk heads the "Chessed Chaim" humanitarian aid center, involved in humanitarian efforts to aid Jews affected by Ukraine war.

Ukrainian humanitarian to light Independence Day Diaspora Torch

Thousands celebrate Israel's Independence Day across the US

Unprecedented celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day in IAC's “Celebrate Israel” program.

Thousands celebrate Israel's Independence Day across the USplayer

Hundreds attend English-language Independence Day service

OU Israel and the municipality of Jerusalem joined together to give foreign students in Israel a more meaningful Independence Day.

Hundreds attend English-language Independence Day serviceplayer

IDF soldiers with disabilities perform 'Hatikvah' on Israel’s Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day with inclusion: IDF soldiers with disabilities perform 'Hatikvah' on Israel’s Independence Day.

IDF soldiers perform 'Hatikvah' on Israel’s Independence Dayplayer

'Their Independence Day is our Nakba Day'

Israeli Arabs participate in events marking the "Nakba" held in abandoned Palestinian Arab villages.

'Their Independence Day is our Nakba Day'

'We will continue to oppose efforts to isolate Israel internationally and to condemn BDS'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishes Israel a happy Independence Day: For over 70 years, Canada and Israel have been close friends.

'We will continue to oppose efforts to isolate Israel'

Rivlin hails spirit of peace in the Middle East

President Rivlin hosts annual Independence Day reception for the diplomatic and consular corps in Israel.

Rivlin hails spirit of peace in the Middle East