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Israel celebrates 73: Celebrations begin at Har Herzl

Join the country in its Independence Day ceremony

Coronavirus & Israeli Tech

Independence Day: The technologies making Israel proud in 2021

A new Israeli COVID test developed at Sheba Medical Center can detect coronavirus in a fluid sample in just 20 seconds • artificial corneas, animated ancestors, drones, desalination and more...


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."

Join the celebration! Watch the March of the Living salute to Israel

Participants from 25 countries are participating in the program which will feature panoramic views of Israel’s natural beauty and a special performance.

The pain and the pride in remembrance days for Holocaust, fallen soldiers

There is pain, and there is pride, in both Yom Hashoah and Yom Hazikaron. Though our loss of six million beautiful souls – each of whom had a history, a home and hopes of a future.

Israelis still unsure how they'll be celebrating Independence Day this year

Last month, the Health Ministry announced that events using the Green Pass layout would be able to have thousands of participants on Yom Ha'atzmaut.

Surround Nation State Law, Israel has two identity cards

The government must be attuned to the will of the overwhelming majority of the people and amend the Nation State Law by adding the obligation to act in the spirit of the Declaration of Independence.

Reflections on Yom Yerushalayim

Why can’t we create a Yom Yerushalayim ritual that contrasts the suffering and the redemption, the dream and the fulfillment?


WZO's Independence Day announces quarantine photo contest winners

Last month, the World Zionist Organization launched a worldwide photo competition asking people to send photos from their quarantine exemplifying their connection to Israel.

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