remembrance day

How moving from sadness to joy can affect the brain - analysis

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?

Hagoel to Bennett: Recognize victims of antisemitic terrorists attacks in Diaspora

The head of the Jewish Agency wrote to Bennett, asking him to officially recognize the victims of antisemitic terrorist attacks around the world as Victims of Terrorism.

04/05/2022
IDF soldiers place Israeli flags on the graves of fallen soldiers at Mount Hertzl ahead of Israel's

Make Remembrance Day meaningful by visiting Israel's Negev desert

In honor of Remembrance Day, some memorial sites in the Negev will be made more accessible to the public than usual.

Yom Hazikaron ceremony

From grief to joy: Why Israel marks Remembrance Day the day before Independence Day

The sudden transition from mourning to celebration is tied to events that marred the birth of the state, historians reveal

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
04/05/2022
Eve of Remembrance Day for fallen IDF soldiers at Mount Herzl, April 14, 2013.

Rabbi Elchanan Poupko's letter to a fallen classmate

After 7th grade, I skipped 8th and went straight to high school, so I never got to say goodbye, until that unexpected moment. 

By ELCHANAN POUPKO
03/05/2022

Israel should add Diaspora terror casualties to list of fallen - opinion

Why should we also remember the ones killed in antisemitic attacks? As they were murdered for the same degrading purpose that will never be achieved: to remove the Jews from the face of the earth.

Israel remembers its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism

56 IDF and security personnel, 84 IDF veterans injured during their service, died. Since March, 15 Israelis were killed by terrorism.

Remembrance Day: How Israel cares for the families of fallen soldiers

The Defense Ministry's Department of Families and Commemorations cares for all bereaved families, in Israel and abroad.

IDF holds remembrance operation ahead of Remembrance Day

Troops in the 80th Division of the Southern Command are holding three-day-long "operation" to honor veterans who fought in the War of Independence.

Masa’s Yom HaZikaron broadcast – remembering around the world

Join Masa for a live broadcast on Yom HaZikaron, with hundreds of thousands of Jews in communities from Kyiv to India to Argentina.

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