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Haaretz reporter petitions Supreme Court against Netanyahu

Haaretz reporter petitions Supreme Court against Netanyahu

Uri Misgav claims PM cannot light torch during ceremony as approved by ministerial Symbols and Ceremonies Committee.Mordechai Sones, 11/04/2018 16:02
Regev escalates feud with Knesset speaker

Regev escalates feud with Knesset speaker

Bucking tradition, Culture Minister Miri Regev insists that Knesset Speaker does not have authority over Independence Day ceremony.Tzvi Lev, 01/04/2018 13:15
Regev scolds Edelstein: 'Mount Herzl isn't your property'

Regev scolds Edelstein: 'Mount Herzl isn't your property'

Knesset Speaker informs Information Center if torch ceremony protocol altered, Knesset will boycott, prompting Regev attack.Mordechai Sones, 27/03/2018 22:56
Who will light 'the torch of the Jewish people'?

Who will light 'the torch of the Jewish people'?

For the first time, the torch at the Independence Day ceremony in Jerusalem is to be lit by a Jew who is not an Israeli. Recommendations?Arutz Sheva, 30/03/2017 14:41
Pro-IDF priest: Threats, lies won't deter me

Pro-IDF priest: Threats, lies won't deter me

Father Gabriel Naddaf rejects accusations that he committed sexual crimes. Says his 'enemies are crossing lines of decency.'Uzi Baruch, 10/05/2016 12:53
2016 Independence Day ceremony to honor heroism

2016 Independence Day ceremony to honor heroism

14 honorees named to light torches, under banner of 'courageous citizens'; many saved lives during war, terror.Arutz Sheva staff, 06/04/2016 17:12
Independence Day 2014: Focus on Women

Independence Day 2014: Focus on Women

All torch honorees to be female as committee decides to focus on women’s contribution to the country.Maayana Miskin & Gil Ronen, 29/12/2013 15:30