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'My soul died with my son' - Israelis, Palestinians on Remembrance Day

The 17th annual Israeli-Palestinian Joint Memorial Day Ceremony was held simultaneously in Tel Aviv and in Beit Jalla.

Bennett urges unity as Israel marks Remembrance Day

The prime minister lamented that "our people carry on their bodies the scars of the gene of divisiveness from our ancestors."

For Jews, Christians: Is there a chance for reconciliation in the future?

Opinion: "At the end of days the love between the two brothers – Yaakov and Eisav – will return.” 

By TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD
03/05/2022

Waze maps 250 memorials for fallen soldiers and terror attack victims

Some of the memorials have never been mapped before, so now drivers should be able to find them more easily.

The story of the daring pilot Zahara Levitov

Zahara Levitov was a Palmach fighter and among the first women to fly planes in the newly established IDF, but her service was cut short by a tragic crash.

By AMIT NAOR/NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL
02/05/2022

56 IDF soldiers and security personnel died in 2021 - Defense Ministry

56 IDF soldiers and security personnel died in 2021, while 84 IDF disabled veterans died from their disabilities over the same period.

Israel Border Police stop as the siren rings out across Israel to mark Yom Hazikaron, April 28, 2020

5 ways to stream Israel’s Remembrance Day services from home

In Israel, the day is marked with one- and two-minute sirens when the country halts and everyone stands in silence.

By BEN SALES/JTA
14/04/2021

Jerusalem to illuminate buildings in honor of Independence Day

The municipality also commemorated Remembrance Day in Israel by projecting via remote-controlled smart systems the word "Yizkor."

Masa Fellows participate in memorial ceremony at Latrun

Global Jewish community gathers in honor of fallen soldiers - watch

Masa's program tells the stories of soldiers and civilians who came to Israel from around the world and died while serving in the Israel Defense Forces.

This Week in Jerusalem: Green light

Vandalism, language, and memorials.

13/04/2021
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