This year, a decision by Sports and Culture Minister Chili Tropper to scrap the traditional fireworks at the Mount Herzl ceremony has caused much debate.
Rita was born in Tehran and immigrated to Israeli when she was eight. She has performed on Israeli stages for more than 30 years.
The program will heavily focus on bridging the sports infrastructure gap between Israeli minority groups and the broad population.
The chosen candidates will light torches at the 74th Independence Day ceremony at Mount Herzl.
Residents of the Protea Hills retirement village in Shoresh, just outside Jerusalem, have a charity fund whose subcommittee has little trouble in getting fellow residents to perform a mitzvah.
A deal struck to legalize the yeshiva was born from a defense concern: The government didn't want to see a violent repeat of Amona.
"As a Jewish woman, it means the world to me to be part of an emergency response team. Since I was little, I always dreamed of making a change in the world," she said.
Maj. Maor Cohen received his unique nickname for his extensive volunteering with children with cancer.
Blue and White minister says he still believes there is a place in the Knesset for the party as a “statesmanlike, moderate, responsible, honest, unhating party that puts the country first.”
“The government fell apart because there was no shul where Chili and I could talk in Ness Harim.”