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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.

Infuriating footage from the military cemetery

Meretz MK Yair Golan: 'More Leftists in military cemeteries'

MK Yair Golan claims Left over-represented in military cemeteries. Efrat Council Chairman Oded Ravivi expects condemnation of his remarks.

Meretz MK: 'More Leftists in military cemeteries'player

'We've always granted everyone a dignified burial'

Former Chief IDF Rabbi Brigadier General (res) Yisrael Weiss: Burial of non-Jewish IDF KIA is no shame G-d forbid, originates in Halacha

'We've always granted everyone a dignified burial'

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

Report says Trump says military cemetery is 'full of losers' ... or is it fake news?

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

Bipartisan request to remove veteran headstones engraved with swastikas

Lawmakers urge VA chief to remove swastika from German POW gravestones at military cemetery.

Bipartisan request to remove headstones engraved with swastikas

Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz: 'Replace inappropriate and insensitive headstones'

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz calls on VA to replace headstones inscribed with swastikas.

'Replace inappropriate and insensitive headstones'

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.

Signs of digging at grave of slain soldier

Military headstones with swastikas won't be removed

Tombstones with swastikas are ‘historic resources’ and will not be changed, VA says.

Headstones with swastikas won't be removed

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.

High Court rejects bereaved families' petition

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.

Researchers say economic, cemetery closure policies misguided

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.

Military cemeteries likely to close on Memorial Day

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.

Suez fighter finds comrade's grave after 48 yearsplayer

'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.

'We Return Here to Remember the 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.

Memorial Day: Israel to Mourn 23,320 Fallen

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.

Video: Visiting Seminary Students Tour Military Cemeteriesplayer