Israel celebrates 64th Independence Day

Jerusalem hosts Mount Herzl torch-lighting ceremony, country changes hats from Remembrance Day to Independence Day; Rivlin: Don't take Jewish state for granted; police stop leftwing 'disturbance' in Tel Aviv.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 26, 2012 05:42
2 minute read.
Israelis celebrating Independence Day

Yom Haaztmaut Israeli flag 311. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)

An annual torch-lighting ceremony was being held at Israel's capital on Wednesday, marking the end of Remembrance Day. The end of the ceremony will touch off Independence Day celebrations across the country.

The official

Sharon Udasin contributed to this report.


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