The writer usually does not find the Independence Day Torch-lighting Ceremony very engaging, but this year was different.
For the first time in 10 years, the Moroccan Jewish community was able to publicly celebrate Israel's Independence Day.
Almost half of the world’s Jews, myself included, now live in Israel, because we can.
"Israeli leaders intentionally designed the sequence of these fabricated, secular holidays," to promote "harmful Zionist narratives," argued Jewish Voice for Peace.
Ukraine's PM Volodymyr Zelensky and the UK's PM Boris Johnson were among the international government figures to congratulate Israel on its 74th Independence Day.
The Jerusalem Post Podcast with Yaakov Katz and Lahav Harkov.
We are a sovereign state, and we can defend ourselves. The Jews of Israel have independence and we are in charge of our own destiny.
The Israel Prize ceremony for 2022 began on Thursday evening as Independence Day celebrations waned down.
Some may despair that the hecklers showed that the idea that the Jewish state comes together at times like these is an imaginary, idealized version of reality.
It is no coincidence that Independence Day follows Remembrance Day, as the shared grief must turn into shared joy. How does this affect us psychologically?