PHOTO GALLERY: Israelis tearfully mark Remembrance Day for fallen soldiers

The Jerusalem Post's Marc Israel Sellem captured poignant moments during Monday's somber memorial events.

Remembrance Day is a day of national mourning and collective grief over the loss of Israel's young sons and daughters in the country's wars.
With a keen eye and a quick lens, The Jerusalem Post's Marc Israel Sellem captured the poignancy of the day with a series of moving photographs.
Hours before Independence Day celebrations began, Israelis paused to honor those who made it possible through their sacrifice.