Memorial Day

News for Memorial Day

Infuriating footage from the military cemetery

Infuriating footage from the military cemetery

Extremists may have burned flags, wreaths, at IDF cemetery. 'They're a provocative handful, don't deserve to be called haredim,' MK says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 13:27
Max Steinberg's adoptive siblings visit his grave instead of his parents

Max Steinberg's adoptive siblings visit his grave instead of his parents

Watch: Arutz Sheva speaks with Michael & Sharona, 'adoptive siblings' of lone soldier Max Steinberg. 'He's our brother, and it's an honor.'Yoni Kempinski, 15/04/2021 11:30
MK Avigdor Liberman: 'We will beat the enemy - unambiguously'

MK Avigdor Liberman: 'We will beat the enemy - unambiguously'

Yisrael Beytenu chair warns: If Israel is forced to face danger, we will know how to beat the enemy, clearly and unambiguously.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 15:13
Shouts at Netanyahu during state memorial ceremony

Shouts at Netanyahu during state memorial ceremony

Participant at state memorial ceremony disrupts PM Netanyahu's speech. 'Shame on you, now's not the time for politics.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 15:11
For the first time, elderly woman views where her brother fell in 1948 battle

For the first time, elderly woman views where her brother fell in 1948 battle

For the first time ever, Tamar Shachar views the scene of the 1948 Gush Etzion battle, where her brother fell.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 15:00
Store selling pork open on Israeli Memorial Day

Store selling pork open on Israeli Memorial Day

In central Israel, a store selling non-kosher food remained open in defiance of Memorial Day laws. 'We are only filling orders,' store said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 14:47
Arabs hurl rocks at religious Jews - because of microphones

Arabs hurl rocks at religious Jews - because of microphones

Hundreds of Arabs riot near Jerusalem's Damascus Gate, hurling rocks and glass bottles at civilians and police officers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 13:57
Ambassador Erdan: Many of these modern heroes came from the United States

Ambassador Erdan: Many of these modern heroes came from the United States

Israel's Embassy in Washington hosted the main ceremony to commemorate Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of TerrorArutz Sheva, 14/04/2021 06:55
MK Matan Kahana: We have forgotten that we are brothers

MK Matan Kahana: We have forgotten that we are brothers

MK Matan Kahana speaks at Memorial Day ceremony, stresses importance of unity among Israelis.Ben Ariel, 14/04/2021 05:05
IDF Chief of Staff salutes 'The Three Mothers' on memorial day

IDF Chief of Staff salutes 'The Three Mothers' on memorial day

General Kochavi connects matriarch Rachel with the mothers who lost children building and defending the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 22:57
Live: Yom Hazikaron memorial ceremony at the Western Wall

Live: Yom Hazikaron memorial ceremony at the Western Wall

Israel marks Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 19:54
“Yizkor” in 60 countries: Masa’s Virtual Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

“Yizkor” in 60 countries: Masa’s Virtual Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

Hundreds of thousands of Jews around the world, from Morocco to New Zealand, will take part tonight in Masa’s Virtual Yom HaZikaron Ceremony, 13/04/2021 19:44
Israel's Foreign Ministry commemorates those who fell during diplomatic service

Israel's Foreign Ministry commemorates those who fell during diplomatic service

Ahead of Memorial Day, Foreign Ministry announces live broadcast of ceremony commemorating those who fell during diplomatic service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 11:14
Watch: Flag-laying ceremony for Israel's casualties of war

Watch: Flag-laying ceremony for Israel's casualties of war

Ceremony ahead of Memorial Day, in the presence of the Chief of General Staff of the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 08:21
23,928 fallen IDF soldiers and victims of terrorism

23,928 fallen IDF soldiers and victims of terrorism

Since last Memorial Day, 43 people have been added to the list of fatalities.Ido Ben Porat, 09/04/2021 06:00
New rules for Memorial Day

New rules for Memorial Day

The IDF has published new instructions for the public as Memorial Day approaches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 21:42
Jewish heroes in WWI: For Memorial Day and US Jewish Heritage Month

Jewish heroes in WWI: For Memorial Day and US Jewish Heritage Month

1,100 Jews were cited for valor at the end of WWI. Three Jewish soldiers received the Congressional Medal of Honor.Larry Domnitch, 26/05/2020 23:59
Bereaved husband: "It was very difficult to handle the loss"

Bereaved husband: "It was very difficult to handle the loss"

US born Esi Ben David immigrated to Israel in 1972 and was killed by a Syrian bombardmant of the Golan Heights after the Yom Kippur warArutz Sheva, 28/04/2020 20:12
Watch: Independence Day torch-lighting ceremony on Mt. Herzl

Watch: Independence Day torch-lighting ceremony on Mt. Herzl

Ceremony marking switch from Memorial Day to Independence Day begins with no audience this year due to coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 19:45
Terror victim Udi Fogel was 'always searching, on a constant rise'

Terror victim Udi Fogel was 'always searching, on a constant rise'

Udi Fogel was murdered in his home together with his wife and 3 of their children. Watch and listen as family and friends share memories.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 19:39
Emanuel Moreno 'went into places even an entire brigade wouldn't enter'

Emanuel Moreno 'went into places even an entire brigade wouldn't enter'

Emmanuel Moreno fell during the second Lebanon War, but is far from forgotten. 'We'll remember his legacy, his courage, and humility'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 18:26
Fallen IDF soldiers Eliraz Peretz and Roi Klein saluted at their homes

Fallen IDF soldiers Eliraz Peretz and Roi Klein saluted at their homes

Parents and children serving in army along with reserve soldiers stand for minute and salute families in memory of their fallen.Mordechai Sones, 28/04/2020 17:52
Jewish leaders pause to remember the fallen on Memorial Day

Jewish leaders pause to remember the fallen on Memorial Day

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations: 'We remember brave men and women who answered call to serve Jewish State.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 16:52
Hadar Goldin, fallen IDF soldier, was 'a ball of energy, he raised the standard'

Hadar Goldin, fallen IDF soldier, was 'a ball of energy, he raised the standard'

Hadar Goldin was killed and his body abducted by Hamas during a UN-brokered ceasefire. 'He was a humble, modest person, a role model.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 16:31
Roi Klein's colleagues 'learned to appreciate Roi when he was still alive'

Roi Klein's colleagues 'learned to appreciate Roi when he was still alive'

Roi Klein, killed while defending his country and protecting his comrades was 'number one' when it came to inner strength. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 16:00
Avner Netanyahu: 'There's no day in the world like Memorial Day'

Avner Netanyahu: 'There's no day in the world like Memorial Day'

Prime Minister's son posts picture alongside uncle Yoni Netanyahu's grave. Here are his full remarksArutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 15:36
Ariel Hovav, killed after 'he got out of his car and ran to help' victims of terror attack

Ariel Hovav, killed after 'he got out of his car and ran to help' victims of terror attack

Watch: Ariel Hovav, IDF commander who always jumped to help others, was killed in a terror attack, while trying to help the victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 14:26
Memorial Day ceremony in Gush Etzion

Memorial Day ceremony in Gush Etzion

Former Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein addresses special Memorial Day event in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 14:10
Jewish Agency honors 'Jews of valor' - lone soldiers killed in war or terror

Jewish Agency honors 'Jews of valor' - lone soldiers killed in war or terror

In Memorial Day ceremony, the Jewish Agency pays tribute to lone soldiers who fell in battle or became victims of terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 13:29
Yosi Shok, former Shabak agent, made everyone who met him 'instantly feel happy'

Yosi Shok, former Shabak agent, made everyone who met him 'instantly feel happy'

Watch: Yosi Shok was a dedicated fighter, a Shabak agent, and a devoted husband and father - until he was murdered in a terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 12:48
Fallen soldier Nadav Milo was 'kind and enabled others to be kinder'

Fallen soldier Nadav Milo was 'kind and enabled others to be kinder'

Watch: Family and friends remember IDF soldier Nadav Milo, who fell during battle - but brought the other soldiers home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 12:07
Israel marks Memorial Day under coronavirus restrictions

Israel marks Memorial Day under coronavirus restrictions

State ceremony honoring Israel's fallen soldiers and victims of terror to feature Prime Minister, President, and IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 11:06
Yakkov Hagoel: 'Memorial Day must commemorate victims of anti-Semitism around the world'

Yakkov Hagoel: 'Memorial Day must commemorate victims of anti-Semitism around the world'

World Zionist Organization dep. chair says those killed in anti-Semitic attacks around the world should be added to Memorial Day death toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 09:51
Captive from Yom Kippur War: I always believed I would come home

Captive from Yom Kippur War: I always believed I would come home

Tamar Yonah interviews Amnon Sharon, author of Sane In Damascus, about his experience as a captive of the Syrians in the Yom Kippur War.Israel News Talk Radio, 28/04/2020 06:55
Bnei Brak Mayor thanks the IDF

Bnei Brak Mayor thanks the IDF

Bnei Brak Mayor speaks at Memorial Day ceremony, thanks IDF for its assistance during coronavirus lockdown.Michal Levy, 28/04/2020 04:48
Watch: Ex-IDF officer explains his journey from injury to triumph

Watch: Ex-IDF officer explains his journey from injury to triumph

IDF Captain Ziv Shilon was seriously wounded in a Hamas attack near Gaza and lost his arm. Watch his story.i24NEWS, 28/04/2020 04:09
Watch: Inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day

Watch: Inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks shares inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day amid the coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 02:35
The voice of the teenagers of the 1948 War of Independence

The voice of the teenagers of the 1948 War of Independence

Tamar Yonah interviews Ben-Tzion & Chavula Hefter, and Shabtai Katz, who lived through, and fought through these tumultuous times.Israel News Talk Radio, 28/04/2020 02:17
Watch: 'Hatikva' sung from all corners of the world

Watch: 'Hatikva' sung from all corners of the world

Israel's national anthem sung with participants from all over the world at conclusion of Masa's Memorial Day ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 01:33
Lod Mayor surprises family of terror victim

Lod Mayor surprises family of terror victim

Lod Mayor Yair Revivo and several youths visit family of terror victim Rina Shnerb, hold ceremony in her memory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 01:12
Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Adena Mark Kapon, whose mother Sara Blaustein was murdered in a 2001 Gush Etzion terror attack, tells her story.The Land Of Israel Network, 28/04/2020 00:07
Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

President at Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall: We will embrace you, beloved families, from afar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 21:10
Ambassador Friedman Memorial Day message: US stands with Israel

Ambassador Friedman Memorial Day message: US stands with Israel

US Ambassador to Israel delivers message to Israeli citizens in Hebrew on Memorial Day. 'May you all be spared further conflict or violence', 27/04/2020 21:03
Watch: Israelis called to sing 'Hatikva' together

Watch: Israelis called to sing 'Hatikva' together

At end of Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall, Israeli citizens asked to go onto their balconies to sing national anthem together., 27/04/2020 20:53
Watch special broadcast: Victims of terrorism remember together

Watch special broadcast: Victims of terrorism remember together

One Family Organization holds an emotional and painful memorial service for families of terrorism victims.Arutz Sheva, 27/04/2020 20:00
Memorial Day opening ceremony at Western Wall

Memorial Day opening ceremony at Western Wall

Israel's Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron) honoring fallen soldiers begins with ceremony at Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 19:59
Watch Live: Diaspora Jews to share in Masa’s Virtual Memorial ceremony

Watch Live: Diaspora Jews to share in Masa’s Virtual Memorial ceremony

President Rivlin, Jewish Agency Chairman and father of Max Steinberg join the largest English-language ceremony broadcast from IsraelYoni Kempinski, 27/04/2020 19:49
Watch: Memorial day message from IDF COS Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi

Watch: Memorial day message from IDF COS Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi

“We continue in their path, full of determination and motivation, here to continue and fulfill our mission: defending the State of Israel”Arutz Sheva, 27/04/2020 18:33
Bennett to bereaved families: Cemeteries closed to keep you safe

Bennett to bereaved families: Cemeteries closed to keep you safe

Defense Minister visits Mt. Herzl prior to Memorial Day, regrets inability of bereaved families to visit the graves of their loved ones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 17:32
Memorial candles lit on all fallen IDF soldiers graves

Memorial candles lit on all fallen IDF soldiers graves

National flag, wreath, and candle placed on graves of Israel's wars victims in cemeteries across country.Mordechai Sones, 27/04/2020 17:07
Netanyahu: I think about my brother Yoni every day

Netanyahu: I think about my brother Yoni every day

PM speaks with other Israelis who lost siblings in the line of duty ahead of Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 17:01
High Court rejects bereaved families' petition

High Court rejects bereaved families' petition

Court says govt. order banning bereaved families from visiting military cemeteries on Memorial Day a proportionate response to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 16:22
Memorial Day: Mimi was my dad too

Memorial Day: Mimi was my dad too

Watch: What made thousands of people drive hundreds of miles just to pay their last respects to an anonymous farmer?Arutz Sheva, 27/04/2020 13:58
Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog and Golani soldier Ori Hemo, who was hurt in Jerusalem ramming attack, to light memorial torch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2020 14:59
23,816 IDF casualties from 1860 and until today

23,816 IDF casualties from 1860 and until today

Since last Memorial Day, 42 people have been added to the list of fallen soldiers.Ido Ben Porat, 24/04/2020 06:00
How different is this Memorial Day from all other days?

How different is this Memorial Day from all other days?

As Israel prepares for this year's Rememberance Day, Col (res) Tal Braun, writes about rememberance in days of social distancing and "Zoom."Col (res) Tal Braun, 23/04/2020 10:20
Government approves Independence Day restrictions

Government approves Independence Day restrictions

Cemeteries to be closed on Memorial Day, general closure to be implemented on Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2020 17:18