Military Cemeteries

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Did Trump say military cemetery is 'full of losers?'

Did Trump say military cemetery is 'full of losers?'

Report says Trump says military cemetery is 'full of losers' ... or is it fake news?Y. Rabinovitz, 04/09/2020 14:54
Bipartisan request to remove veteran headstones engraved with swastikas

Bipartisan request to remove veteran headstones engraved with swastikas

Lawmakers urge VA chief to remove swastika from German POW gravestones at military cemetery.Marcy Oster, JTA, 27/05/2020 08:43
Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz: 'Replace inappropriate and insensitive headstones'

Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz: 'Replace inappropriate and insensitive headstones'

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz calls on VA to replace headstones inscribed with swastikas.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 16/05/2020 20:46
Signs of digging at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Signs of digging at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Father of Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal visits cemetery with military officials after signs of digging reported at his son's grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2020 22:09
Military headstones with swastikas won't be removed

Military headstones with swastikas won't be removed

Tombstones with swastikas are ‘historic resources’ and will not be changed, VA says.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 13/05/2020 07:44
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
Researchers call cemetery closures 'utterly wrong and unfortunate'

Researchers call cemetery closures 'utterly wrong and unfortunate'

Hebrew University researchers argue economy should not be halted, closure policy could be replaced by measures to prevent virus spread.Mordechai Sones, 23/04/2020 11:35
Military cemeteries likely to close on Memorial Day

Military cemeteries likely to close on Memorial Day

Government to make final decision on whether to allow bereaved families to visit military cemeteries on Israel's Memorial Day tonight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2020 18:48
Suez fighter finds comrade's grave after 48 years

Suez fighter finds comrade's grave after 48 years

For decades Benjamin Schwartz searched for family of fallen war comrade. A month ago he found him and attended military cemetery memorial.Hezki Baruch, 17/04/2018 16:33
'We Return Here to Remember the Fallen'

'We Return Here to Remember the Fallen'

IDF Chief of Staff conducts flag-laying ceremony ahead of Memorial Day. Eizenkot: we offer our support to bereaved families.Koby Finkler and Tova Dvorin, 19/04/2015 19:39
Memorial Day: Israel to Mourn 23,320 Fallen

Memorial Day: Israel to Mourn 23,320 Fallen

116 people were killed at war or in terror attacks since April 2014, the Defense Ministry announces.Uzi Baruch, 17/04/2015 08:46
Video: Seminary Students Tour Military Cemeteries

Video: Seminary Students Tour Military Cemeteries

Visiting US seminary students toured military cemeteries on Israel’s Memorial Day, speaking and listening to IDF soldiers and commanders.Chana Ya'ar, 15/04/2013 18:48