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Israelis know how to do mourning right - opinion

Yom Hazikaron, viewed from afar, is haunting.

By JENN DIRECTOR KNUDSEN
12/04/2021

The sacrifice of Israel's soldiers will not be forgotten

Each one of our brave men and women had a family, friends, hopes and dreams that will never be realized.

12/04/2021
Masa Fellows participate in memorial ceremony at Latrun

Global Jewish community gathers in honor of fallen soldiers - watch

Masa's program tells the stories of soldiers and civilians who came to Israel from around the world and died while serving in the Israel Defense Forces.

Eve of Remembrance Day for fallen IDF soldiers at Mount Herzl, April 14, 2013.

Ceremony to honor Moroccan Jews who died in sinking of rescue ship

Forty-four Jews were on board, all of whom lost their lives. This will mark the 60th anniversary of the ship's sinking.

Remembrance Day: 43 fallen IDF soldiers in the past year

Remembrance Day ceremonies will be restricted this year due to COVID-19.

09/04/2021

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.

MOURNING AT Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl military cemetery on Memorial Day, on May 8, 2019

After COVID, Gantz calls on families to attend Memorial Day ceremonies

According to the agreed upon outlines, nuclear families will be allowed to enter military cemeteries on Memorial Day.

04/04/2021
Eve of Remembrance Day for fallen IDF soldiers at Mount Herzl, April 14, 2013.

Remembrance Day: How to observe safely amid COVID-19 in Israel

Last year the Defense Ministry made the controversial decision to close cemeteries out of concern of coronavirus, but this year cemeteries will be open - with some restrictions.

Coping with Remembrance Day, comparing the day before, the day after

The sirens can be heard across the land from one end to the other. It does not change the gravitas of the unique silence of Remembrance Day.

30/04/2020
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