remembrance day

Gantz on Independence Day: Israel must prepare for tough times

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

29/04/2020
bereaved families visit the graves of their fallen loved ones ahead of Israel's Memorial Day
Coronavirus gave us Israelis a more frightening Remembrance Day – opinion

The coronavirus pandemic forces us to stay at home. The cemeteries will remain empty. Families are not allowed to visit the graves of their loved ones.

By AVIAD FRIEDMAN/JTA
28/04/2020
Hallel Yaffa Ariel
Terror victim’s mother: Preserving my daughter’s memory a daily challenge

“We are always asked to relay memories of Hallel. As the years passed, it has become so clear how young she was.”

Yaakov Hagoel: Antisemitic victims should be added to Remembrance Day

In 2019, according to WZO, a record number of antisemitic events occurred to diaspora Jews.

28/04/2020
Border Police go about coronavirus inspections in Mea Shearim, a haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem.
Remembrance Day and the haredim – opinion

We hear stories of haredim walking around as usual during the minute silence and haredi schools continuing as if nothing is going on

IDF soldiers place Israeli flags on the graves of fallen soldiers at Mount Hertzl ahead of Israel's
Coronavirus and Remembrance Day: The mourning after?

Only if Israel succeeds in taking the steps necessary to test, isolate and ultimately control the spread of the contagion will families be able to visit their deceased loved ones next Remembrance Day

Honor Israel's Fallen
New project connects IDF fallen with positive action in Jewish Diaspora

An important element of the campaign is the connection that is facilitated between the families of the fallen, and those who honor their loved ones.

Blood of the Maccabees: How a red flower became the symbol of Memorial Day

Every year on Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, many of us wear the famous Dam HaMaccabim sticker. The connection between the flower and the occasion was made in the early days of the state

By AMIT NAOR / NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL
27/04/2020
Eve of Remembrance Day for fallen IDF soldiers at Mount Herzl, April 14, 2013.
Afikim and Olami launch website to educate on lives of fallen IDF soldiers

In addition to learning about the lives of Israel's fallen IDF soldiers, visitors can also perform a positive deed.

Learning Torah together in memory of our fallen soldiers

When a family learns together in memory of IDF soldiers, it says, "In this house, we study and cherish the IDF fallen."

By RABBI SHMUEL SLUTKI
27/04/2020
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