PHOTO GALLERY: Israeli revelers ring in Independence Day in Jerusalem

Partygoers were out in full force Monday night to celebrate the country's 66th birthday.

Israel's 66th Independence Day is one of the more raucous, festive days on the national calendar, and Israelis in Jerusalem were eager to take advantage of the holiday.
Revelers were out in full force in the capital to ring in the country's birthday. Blue and white were everywhere, as patriotic fervor and festive joy were in the air.