President Shimon Peres uploaded a video in Hebrew and in English inviting the general public to take part in Independence Day celebrations to be held Tuesday.
The central Independence Day celebration was scheduled to air from the President's Residence at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday."My dear friends, brothers and sisters. Today we celebrate the 65th Independence Day of the State of Israel, these were 65 miraculous years without halt," Peres said. "Let's celebrate together and continue to work, hope and be faithful to our values."