Row by row, Israel remembers its fallen heroes

24,068 IDF soldiers, police officers, prison wardens, Shin Bet security service and Mossad agents have been killed since 1860.

The Holocaust Remembrance Day siren and stubborn Israeli politics - comment

The unity of these two minutes shows how Israel is an unruly, cacophonous testimony to the unwillingness of Jews to recede into history – and also how much more needs to be done.


Holocaust survivor and granddaughter activate Holocaust Remembrance Day siren

Thursday morning, Eyal arrived at the Home Front Command's alert center where his granddaughter serves and, together with her, pressed the button that activated the siren all over the country.

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Siren sounds, Israel comes to a standstill

Israelis across the country paused for two minutes on Thursday morning in order to remember the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust.

Rocket siren system in Israel

New project inspired by Israel's 'Red Alert' helps keep Ukrainians updated

The system, Ukraine Siren Alerts or UASA, is currently operating on Twitter, Facebook and Telegram.

Air-raid siren tests across Israel on Wednesday

The air raid exercise is part of a larger, nationwide drill meant to simulate full-scale war with Lebanon’s Hezbollah, which are ongoing through Thursday.

Rocket siren system in Israel

Rocket sirens sound in southern Israel, Shfela due to technical error

A false alarm sent thousands into shelters after a technical malfunction at Home Front Command.

Rocket siren system in Israel

Rocket sirens to sound across Kiryat Motzkin as part of preparedness drill

During the exercise, sirens will be sounded and residents will be asked to head to the protective areas to ensure they are ready for real-life scenarios.

An ambulance driving in the central Israeli city of Elad, April 5, 2020

MDA ambulances switch sirens to sound less like rocket sirens

Bin said in a statement after making the decision earlier this week that "these days, we must show maximum sensitivity to the concerns of the Israeli public."

Soldier killed as cabinet okays more attacks

1,200 rockets pound Israel • International community urges de-escalation

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