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How much more pain is possible?

Every knock on the door I open it, hoping it will be you. Every time I go outt, I turn around to check if you are walking behind me.Op-ed.

How much more pain is possible?

Memorial Day ceremony at Mount Herzl military cemetery

Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Herzog, Knesset Speaker Ohana attend Memorial Day ceremony at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem

Memorial Day ceremony at Mount Herzl military cemetery

Israel commemorates 24,213 fallen soldiers, 4,255 terror victims

31 civilians murdered in terror attacks over past year, with 59 soldiers added to the list of the fallen since last Memorial Day.

Israel commemorates 24,213 fallen soldiers, 4,255 terror victims

Calls for 'holy souls to be remembered with respect and love'

Leo Dee urges Israel to unite for Yom HaZikaron and not to politicize ceremonies or to protest in order to respect bereaved families.

Calls for 'holy souls to be remembered with respect and love'

MDA honors fallen first responders

Yom Hazikaron – Memorial Day for soldiers who fell in Israel's wars, and the victims of terror.

MDA honors fallen first responders

Political leaders agree: no politics in cemeteries

Netanyahu, Lapid, Gallant, and Gantz have signed a joint statement to keep politics out of Israel's cemeteries on its Memorial Day.

Political leaders agree: no politics in cemeteries

And you shall teach your children

Our children are told that this is the reality of life here, to serve your country, involving danger. But it is service with purpose.Op-ed.

And you shall teach your children

Relatives of terror victims shout down Prime Minister Bennett

Family members of Israelis killed by terrorists jeer Prime Minister Bennett, delaying start of his address honoring victims of terrorism.

Relatives of terror victims shout down Prime Minister Bennett

'We've always faced hostility from those who don't want us here'

'Terror hasn't won - and it shall not win,' says Israel's president at memorial service for victims of terror. 'This nation is unbeatable!'

'We've always faced hostility from those who don't want us here'

‘May the fallen’s memory be our moral compass’

“Our primary weapon will forever be the fighting spirit.” Yom Hazikaron messge.

‘May the fallen’s memory be our moral compass’

Yom HaZikaron ceremony for fallen Israeli soldiers

Watch Live: Israel Memorial day ceremony in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem.

Yom HaZikaron ceremony for fallen Israeli soldiers

Israel Snapshots - celebrating a gift

If the Jews of the shtetl, the ghettos and casbahs could see the beauty of this country, they would dance with joy despite the heavy price.

Israel  Snapshots - celebrating a gift

Insights for Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

A collection of resources for learning about Israel's special days and teaching them to the family.

Insights for Yom Hazikaron and  Yom Ha'atzmaut

Yom Hazikaron - Israel Memorial Day

“Thank you, G-d, Thank you for taking me out of America. Thank you for making me realize that George Washington isn’t my real forefather.."

Yom Hazikaron - Israel Memorial Day

Rosh Hodesh Iyar Torah essay: National and personal recuperation

Iyar as a month of healing is not merely a word play, but an essential time from Nissan to Sivan for national refinement and recuperation.

Rosh Hodesh Iyar Torah essay: National and personal recuperation

What's the connection between Yom Ha'Atzmaut and Yom HaZikaron?

Yeshiva.co readers ask essential questions about the two important days marked this week.

What's the connection between Yom Ha'Atzmaut and Yom HaZikaron?

Israeli tour guide shares story of 1973 Yom Kippur War

What connects the ancient Roman Siege of Yodfat 2,000 years ago with the 1973 Yom Kippur War?

Israeli tour guide shares story of 1973 Yom Kippur War

Watch: Israelis commemorate nation's fallen in moment of silence

See how people from across Israel marked this year's Yom Hazikaron as the siren sounded nationwide.

Watch: Israelis commemorate nation's fallen in moment of silence

Netanyahu on Mt Herzl: 'We have sacrificed for 2,000 years'

The Prime Minister praised Israel's fallen soldiers including his beloved brother Yonatan Netanyahu, killed during Operation Entebbe.

Netanyahu on Mt Herzl: 'We have sacrificed for 2,000 years'

Yom HaZikaron: Siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in UAE

For the first time, the Israel Remembrance Day is being acknowledged on United Arab Emirates soil.

Yom HaZikaron: Siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in UAE

'Losing my brother wasn't a price - its part of building Israel'

Chief of the IDF Reserves recalls the loss of his brother in a friendly-fire incident - and how his Holocaust-survivor parents reacted.

'Losing my brother wasn't a price - its part of building Israel'

The travesty of the Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day ceremony

I find it rather cynical to build an organization around the exploitation of bereavement for political purposes as Parents Circle does.

The travesty of the Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day ceremony

Yom HaZikaron memorial for Israel's 3,158 terror victims

Terror attacks in Israel have left 3,262 orphans, including 121 children who lost both their parents to terrorism.

Yom HaZikaron memorial for Israel's 3,158 terror victims

60 Years Later: Remembering the Egoz disaster

44 Jews died aboard the Egoz, which tragically sunk in 1961 during a covert mission to rescue Moroccan Jews and bring them to Israel.

60 Years Later: Remembering the Egoz disaster

Yom HaZikaron: Israel remembers its fallen

Israel marks Yom HaZikaron with official Memorial Day event at national military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

Yom HaZikaron: Israel remembers its fallen

Watch: President Rivlin reads Psalms on Yom HaZikaron

President Rivlin participated in an initiative to read Psalms on Yom HaZikaron.

Watch: President Rivlin reads Psalms on Yom HaZikaron

Israeli leaders address Yom Hazikaron on social media

Politicians from the entire political spectrum take to social media their thoughts on Israel's Remembrance Day.

Israeli leaders address Yom Hazikaron on social media

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.

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

Chabad marks 65 years to brutal massacre

The Chabad movement marked the 65-year-anniversary of the horrific massacre in Kfar Chabad carried out by fedayeen terrorists.

Chabad marks 65 years to brutal massacre

Rivlin: I vowed to sanctify the memories of Israel’s heroes

"This strong and powerful country you see was established by the heroism and dedication of young people", says Israel's President Rivlin

Rivlin: I vowed to sanctify the memories of Israel’s heroes

Live: Yom Hazikaron memorial ceremony at the Western Wall

Israel marks Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.

Live: Yom Hazikaron memorial ceremony at the Western Wall

Watch: Yom Hazikaron ceremony in memory of terror victims

OneFamily invites you to take part in this powerful Yom Hazikaron ceremony and join the thousands of viewers in Israel and worldwide.

Watch: Yom Hazikaron ceremony in memory of terror victims

My dear friend, fallen IDF Medic Eyal Banin

A medic with ingrained IDF values, he saved the life of a wounded terrorist, but lost his own in a terrorist ambush. Op-ed.

My dear friend, fallen IDF Medic Eyal Banin

What have we done to stop the funding of terrorism?

Why haven't we demanded sanctions against organizations involved in terrorist activities, many of which also slander Israel? Op-ed.

What have we done to stop the funding of terrorism?

Candle for the fallen: Bnei Akiva prepares for Yom HaZikaron

The initiative began during Operation Peace for Galilee, when previous Secretary General of Bnei Akiva, Danny Hirshberg lost his brother.

Candle for the fallen: Bnei Akiva prepares for Yom HaZikaron

World Union of Orthodox Synagogues sets for Yom HaZikaron study

The initiative will function in many languages, including Hebrew, English, Spanish, Russian and French, allowing mass global participation.

World Union of Orthodox Synagogues sets for Yom HaZikaron study

To commemorate Jewish martyrs you don’t even have to like Jews

Anti-Semites combine hatred for the living Jew with reverence for the dead – unless they were killed by Palestinian Arabs. Op-ed.

To commemorate Jewish martyrs you don’t even have to like Jews

Only in Israel: The impossible transition from mourning to joy

Why does most of the Jewish world not fully appreciate the new dates on the Hebrew calendar?

Only in Israel: The impossible transition from mourning to joy

A soldier to stand by each tombstone on Memorial Day

The decrease in COVID-19 morbidity brings IDF decision makers to the conclusion it is possible to return to traditional form.

A soldier to stand by each tombstone on Memorial Day

Burning the memory of the fallen in our generational consciousness

Burning the memory of the fallen in our generational consciousness

Thoughts during the Remembrance Day siren

Thoughts during the Remembrance Day siren

If there are tears in your eyes, let them be tears of grandeur

If there are tears in your eyes, let them be tears of grandeur

This Remembrance Day: Remembering what we have all lost

This Remembrance Day: Remembering what we have all lost

Women's Renaissance Project founder to light torch

'Momentum' founder Lori Palatnik has been selected to light the Diaspora Torch at the Independence Day and Memorial Day ceremonies.

Women's Renaissance Project founder to light torch

From Oy to Joy: A call for positivity in Jewish engagement

From Oy to Joy: A call for positivity in Jewish engagement

Remembering the lone soldier from California who died for Israel

Stuart Steinberg remembers his son Max, who joined IDF shortly after Birthright trip to Israel. 'Our lives will never be the same.'

Remembering the lone soldier from California who died for Israel

Victims of US anti-Semitic attacks center of Yom HaZikaron event

As Israel honors its fallen soldiers and victims of terror, Jewish Agency pays special tribute to victims of synagogue shootings in US.

Victims of US anti-Semitic attacks center of Yom HaZikaron event

Israel honors its fallen at Yom HaZikaron memorial in Jerusalem

Israeli Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron) event honoring fallen soldiers at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem.

Israel honors its fallen at Yom HaZikaron memorial in Jerusalem

Hadar Goldin: The story of fallen IDF soldier held by Hamas

The story behind the death and abduction of fallen IDF soldier Hadar Goldin, who remains in captivity in Gaza.

Hadar Goldin: The story of fallen IDF soldier held by Hamas

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz kicks off 'Eliraz Race'

The third annual 'Eliraz Race' takes place in Petah Tikva to commemorate the memory of fallen soldier Eliraz Peretz.

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz kicks off 'Eliraz Race'

Hiding in plain sight

Hiding in plain sight

From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

Thousands of students who participated in the 30th March of the Living come to Israel to celebrate the Jewish state's 70th Independence Day.

From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

Veterans meets 70 years after War of Independence

Members of 8th Armored Brigade, the oldest armored brigade in the IDF, reunite 70 years after they fought together.

Veterans meets 70 years after War of Independence

To ask forgiveness from a murdered brother

Brother of man killed in terrorist attack asks forgiveness for the fights and estrangement that went unresolved on Yom Hazikaron.

To ask forgiveness from a murdered brother

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

5 cars attacked near Beitar Illit in Judea as Israelis mark Yom Hazikaron.

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

Watch: Lone Soldier memorial event

Mothers of fallen lone soldiers Michael Levin & Max Steinberg and friend of slain lone soldier Alex Singer participate in Jerusalem event

Watch: Lone Soldier memorial event

Israelis remember their fallen

Country stands in silence in memory 23,646 fallen soldiers, 3,134 victims of terrorism.

Israelis remember their fallen

Bennett to Iran: Don't test us

Speaking to thousands of Jews from the Diaspora, Minister salutes Israel's fallen and sends a message to its current enemies.

Bennett to Iran: Don't test us

Watch: Main 2018 Memorial Ceremony

Join the live broadcast from the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Watch: Main 2018 Memorial Ceremony

Live: Memorial Day Ceremony for Jews worldwide

7000 participants from around the world attending the official event organized by Masa, Ministry of Diaspora Affairs and the Jewish Agency

Live: Memorial Day Ceremony for Jews worldwide