Mount Herzl

Hannah Szenes' Hebrew birth date corrected on gravestone after 70 years

A high school student discovered that Hannah Szenes' Hebrew birth date on her gravestone was incorrect while working on a school project.

Founder of Shalva, parents of Shira Banki to light Independence Day torches

The chosen candidates will light torches at the 74th Independence Day ceremony at Mount Herzl.


25th anniversary of Chaim Herzog's death: president to eulogize his father

For President Isaac Herzog, this will not only be a presidential duty, but also a filial one.

'Leave the politics out' of Mt. Herzl Remembrance Day ceremony, Netanyahu!

The prime minister received backlash from someone in the crowd for his promise to establish a Memorial Hall for Martyrs there.

Remembrance Day 2021 in pictures

Remembrance Day ceremonies commemorated Israel's fallen soldiers and victims of terror, who lost their lives in the fight for the country's existence.

Remembering Herzl on his 116th yahrzeit

Herzl's most famous quote stands as a testament to his tenacity: 'If you will it, it is no dream.'

Gantz on Independence Day: Israel must prepare for tough times

"We will win war" against coronavirus, Knesset speaker says


Memorial Hall of Israel's Fallen soldiers wins international prize

The memorial site, designed by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, combines light space and names of fallen soldiers to offer visitors a unique way to commemorate their friends and loved ones.

Bringing Herzl home

A salute to Chaplain Rabbi Oscar Mike Lifshutz who arranged Zionist visionary Theodor Herzl's re-burial in Jerusalem's Mount Herzl in August 1949.


Israel's first lady Nechama Rivlin laid to rest

Rivlin was buried on what would have been her 74th birthday.

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