Yom Hazikaron

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PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Yom Hazikaron speech: 'We have sacrificed for 2,000 years'

PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Yom Hazikaron speech: '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.i24NEWS, 14/04/2021 14:42
Watch: two-minute siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in the United Arab Emirates

Watch: two-minute siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in the United Arab Emirates

For the first time, the Israel Remembrance Day is being acknowledged on United Arab Emirates soil.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 14:18
'Losing my brother wasn't a price - its part of building Israel'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 14/04/2021 14:09
Mea Culpa and the travesty of the joint Israeli-Palestinian Arab Memorial Day ceremony

Mea Culpa and the travesty of the joint Israeli-Palestinian Arab Memorial Day ceremony

I find it rather cynical to build an organization around the exploitation of bereavement for political purposes as Parents Circle does.Sheri Oz, 14/04/2021 14:00
Yom HaZikaron memorial for Israel's 3,158 terror victims

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 13:09
Jewish Agency marks 60th Anniversary of sinking of the Egoz

Jewish Agency marks 60th Anniversary of sinking of the Egoz

44 Jews died aboard the Egoz, which tragically sunk in 1961 during a covert mission to rescue Moroccan Jews and bring them to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 12:41
Yom HaZikaron: Israel remembers its fallen

Yom HaZikaron: Israel remembers its fallen

Israel marks Yom HaZikaron with official Memorial Day event at national military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 11:03
Watch: President Rivlin reads Psalms on Yom HaZikaron

Watch: President Rivlin reads Psalms on Yom HaZikaron

President Rivlin participated in an initiative to read Psalms on Yom HaZikaron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 10:41
Israeli leaders address Yom Hazikaron on social media

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.Akiva Spiegelman, 13/04/2021 22:58
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
Chabad marks 65 years to brutal massacre

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.Ben Shaul, 13/04/2021 22:05
Rivlin on Yom Hazikaron: I vowed to sanctify the memories of Israel’s heroes

Rivlin on Yom Hazikaron: 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 RivlinArutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 20:20
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
Watch: Yom Hazikaron ceremony in memory of terror victims

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 19:43
My dear friend Eyal Banin, fallen IDF Medic

My dear friend Eyal Banin, fallen IDF Medic

A medic with ingrained IDF values, he saved the life of a wounded terrorist, but lost his own in a terrorist ambush. Op-ed.David Kramer, 13/04/2021 10:10
What have we done to stop the funding of terrorism?

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.Olga Deutsch, 13/04/2021 10:00
Bnei Akiva students set to participate in candle lighting initiative on Yom HaZikaron

Bnei Akiva students set to participate in candle lighting initiative on Yom HaZikaron

The initiative began during Operation Peace for Galilee, when previous Secretary General of Bnei Akiva, Danny Hirshberg lost his brother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 21:12
Yom Hazikaron: International joint study set to take place in Israel and around the world

Yom Hazikaron: International joint study set to take place in Israel and around the world

The initiative will function in many languages, including Hebrew, English, Spanish, Russian and French, allowing mass global participation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 10:56
To commemorate Jewish martyrs you don’t even have to like Jews

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.Steve Apfel, 09/04/2021 09:55
Only in Israel: The impossible transition from mourning to joy

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?Rabbi Yehuda HaKohen, 09/04/2021 06:58
IDF clears soldiers to pay respect by standing by each tombstone on Memorial Day

IDF clears soldiers to pay respect by standing 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2021 03:53
Burning the memory of the fallen in our generational consciousness

Burning the memory of the fallen in our generational consciousness

The holy martyrs who died defending Israel and those killed in terrorist attacks are our brethren who have been taken from us, but beyond that they represent a whole generation and its devotion to nation and country, a national level of remembrance.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 28/04/2020 10:15
Thoughts during the Remembrance Day siren

Thoughts during the Remembrance Day siren

They are sleeping in the dust of the Land of Israel – the Land that they paid for with their lives. Daniel Pinner, 28/04/2020 07:00
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

Do not surrender to death; continue to live by the strength of our fallen soldiers and terror victims. Do not bow your heads; stand up straight and tall in their honor.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 27/04/2020 16:30
This Remembrance Day: Remembering what we have all lost

This Remembrance Day: Remembering what we have all lost

We have lost these precious souls but also what they would have contributed to the world. A book that is testimony to a young soldier and his friend's commitment to their land and people. Moshe Phillips, 27/04/2020 15:30
'Momentum' founder Lori Palatnik to light Memorial Day torch

'Momentum' founder Lori Palatnik to light Memorial Day torch

'Momentum' founder Lori Palatnik has been selected to light the Diaspora Torch at the Independence Day and Memorial Day ceremonies.Yoni Kempinski, 11/04/2020 22:00
From Oy to Joy: A call for positivity in Jewish engagement

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

A Yom Haatzmaut message: We must stand tall and say that we are proud to be Jews, not because of terrorism, violence in places like Pittsburgh of Poway, or Israel’s enemies, but in spite of them.Rabbi Benji Levy, 08/05/2019 23:57
Remembering the lone soldier from California who died for Israel

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.'Yoni Kempinski, 08/05/2019 13:42
Victims of US anti-Semitic attacks center of Yom HaZikaron event

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/05/2019 12:56
Israel honors its fallen at Yom HaZikaron memorial in Jerusalem

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/05/2019 11:18
Hadar Goldin: The story of fallen IDF soldier held by Hamas

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/05/2019 09:10
Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz kicks off 'Eliraz Race'

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.Eliran Aharon, 03/05/2019 14:51
Hiding in plain sight

Hiding in plain sight

The continuity of the Jewish people is my proof of G-d's existence. Douglas Altabef, 21/09/2018 14:06
From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

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.Yoni Kempinski, 19/04/2018 18:00
Veterans meets 70 years after War of Independence

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2018 17:55
To ask forgiveness from a murdered brother

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2018 16:18
2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

5 cars attacked near Beitar Illit in Judea as Israelis mark Yom Hazikaron.Gary Willig, 17/04/2018 22:13
Watch: Lone Soldier memorial event

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 eventArutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2018 20:57
Israelis remember their fallen

Israelis remember their fallen

Country stands in silence in memory 23,646 fallen soldiers, 3,134 victims of terrorism.Gary Willig, 17/04/2018 20:49
Bennett to Iran: Don't test us

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.Yoni Kempinski, 17/04/2018 20:25
Watch: Main 2018 Memorial Ceremony

Watch: Main 2018 Memorial Ceremony

Join the live broadcast from the Western Wall in JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2018 20:02
Live: Memorial Day Ceremony for Jews worldwide

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 AgencyArutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2018 19:51
 "These are our Days of Awe"

"These are our Days of Awe"

The father of Lt. David Golovensitz, who was killed in Hevron 9 months ago, speaks about his son and the first Remembrance Day without him.Hezki Baruch, 17/04/2018 19:50
'It's heroic to live on after being injured in a war'

'It's heroic to live on after being injured in a war'

Film chronicling 3 wounded Israeli soldiers helps high school students connect on Yom Hazikaron.JTA, 05/02/2018 11:54
Jewish Home MK: Legacy of fallen soldiers remains with us

Jewish Home MK: Legacy of fallen soldiers remains with us

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan says there is 'direct, unbroken chain between Shaul & Yehonatan, recently killed IDF soldiers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2017 13:45
Netanyahu: Father who interrupted should not be suspended

Netanyahu: Father who interrupted should not be suspended

PM intervenes, blocks suspension of bereaved father who interrupted Netanyahu's Memorial Day speech on Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 01/05/2017 12:23
Shabak Chief: Israel is stronger than ever

Shabak Chief: Israel is stronger than ever

Shabak Chief Nadav Argaman speaks at memorial ceremony commemorating fallen Shin Bet agents, says Israel is 'stronger than ever.'Ido Ben Porat, 01/05/2017 11:08
Watch: Memorial Day ceremony at Kfar Etzion cemetery

Watch: Memorial Day ceremony at Kfar Etzion cemetery

60 IDF soldiers killed since last Memorial Day. 3177 Jews murdered in terror attacks since Israel's establishment, 11 over the past year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2017 10:32
Jewish Home MK: Ya'alon is abusing the bereaved

Jewish Home MK: Ya'alon is abusing the bereaved

MK Bezalel Smotrich attacks former Defense Minister, says Ya'alon is using victims' families to forward political agenda.Hezki Baruch, 01/05/2017 09:59
Teens restore monument honoring fallen soldiers

Teens restore monument honoring fallen soldiers

Jordan Valley high school students restore local IDF monument, finish just in time for Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2017 09:21
Watch: Memorial Day ceremony from New York

Watch: Memorial Day ceremony from New York

Watch a Yom Hazikaron (Israeli Memorial Day) ceremony from Park East Synagogue in New York., 01/05/2017 00:47
'We will eternalize the past, and determinedly build the future'

'We will eternalize the past, and determinedly build the future'

Israel inaugurates new Hall of Remembrance for fallen soldiers on Jerusalem's Mount Herzl.Chana Roberts, 30/04/2017 13:03
Haredi community holds memorial ceremony for fallen soldiers

Haredi community holds memorial ceremony for fallen soldiers

Amid growing incitement, haredi community holds Bnei Brak ceremony commemorating fallen haredi soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2017 10:25
'I haven't come full circle yet'

'I haven't come full circle yet'

Fiancee of murdered IDF soldier Hadar Goldin speaks about what Memorial Day means for her.Hezki Baruch, 29/04/2017 23:35
31 killed in terror attacks this year

31 killed in terror attacks this year

Statistics released ahead of Memorial Day; 2,576 total killed in terror since 1948.Uzi Baruch, 09/05/2016 10:50
A day to join Israelis in a sad circle of grief

A day to join Israelis in a sad circle of grief

Op-ed: Israeli Ambassador to the UN describes his task to convey the unique spirit of Israeli Memorial Day to the world.Danny Danon, 08/05/2016 22:55
Flag-laying ceremony held ahead of Memorial Day

Flag-laying ceremony held ahead of Memorial Day

Major military officials head traditional ceremony to honor the IDF's fallen heroes.Ido Ben-Porat, 08/05/2016 18:55