Honorees practice for Independence Day ceremony - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Reuven Rivlin tells IDF soldiers they are 'the glory of Israel' on April 27, 2017 at the President's Residence in Jerusalem. (photo credit:Mark Neiman/GPO). Lt.-Col. Oded Nahari, head of the ceremonies department with the Israel Defense Forces, has ...

President Rivlin addresses opening ceremony for Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel's Wars and Victims of ... - J-Wire Jewish Australian News Service

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin has addressed the opening ceremony for Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel's Wars and Victims of Terrorism. President Reuven Rivlin with Moriah Ben-Ari Photo: Mark Neiman (GPO). The ceremony was held at the ...

Israel commemorates fallen soldiers on Day of Remembrance - Global Times

Israel came to a standstill on Sunday evening, marking its annual Day of Remembrance of Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims. The Day of Remembrance pays tribute to the soldiers killed during their military service and wars, as well as the civilian ...

Israelis mark Memorial Day to remember 23544 fallen - Jewish News

Some 97 Israelis have been added to the count since last Memorial Day, including 37 disabled Israelis who have died of their injuries. By JTA April 30, 2017, 9:55 pm 0. Email; Print; Share · israeli-soldier. Yom HaZikaron. Writers. JTA. Follow or ...

Remembering the fallen, Rivlin urges greater efforts to return those missing in action - The Times of Israel

Israeli soldiers stand at attention and bow their heads as a siren is heard to mark a minute of silence during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City, April 30, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90) ...

Israel Marks Memorial Day With Siren To Remember 23544 Fallen - Forward

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israelis across the country stood at attention for a minute-long siren marking the start of the 24-hour Yom HaZikaron, or Memorial Day. The siren sounded at 8 p.m. on Sunday night. Over Memorial Day, Israel will remember the 23,544 ...

With its head down, Israel commemorates its fallen - JerusalemOnline

The State of Israel commemorates the memory of those who fell in the wars of Israel and the victims of terror attacks. At 8pm, there was a siren for one minute and the flag was down to half-mast. President Rivlin lit a memorial torch and said, “We didn ...

'Our existence has a price' - Arutz Sheva

'Our existence and freedom have a price,' says President Rivlin in Memorial Day address at the Western Wall. Contact Editor. Yoni Kempinski, 30/04/17 21:21. Share. Send To Friend. You need to fill your name, your email and your friend's email. Send to ...

Israel honors 27672 fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism - i24NEWS (press release) (registration)

Israel on Sunday honored its 27,672 soldiers and civilians killed by war or terrorism with the annual lighting of a memorial flame that followed the traditional minute-long siren marking the beginning of the country's Memorial Day. "We know there is a ...

President Rivlin: We Must Not Only Prevent the Next War, but All Future Wars - Haaretz

President Reuven Rivlin spoke on Sunday evening of the price in lives that Israel has paid for its independence. "We know there is a price for our existence here for our liberty. There is a price and we, with fear and dread, are prepared to pay it," he ...

Ceremony at Western Wall commemorates fallen IDF soldiers and terror victims - Ynetnews

As the nation observes a one-minute silence in tribute, Israel's leaders and soldiers gather at the Western Wall to pay homage to those who forfeited their lives for the country's freedom, and those whose memory symbolizes its people's continued struggle.

On Memorial Day, IDF chief says pain of war won't break Israel's spirit - The Times of Israel (blog)

At the official state ceremony marking Memorial Day, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot says the deaths of Israeli servicemen and women in the line of duty affects the entire nation. “When the siren is heard, Israel turns in on itself, every man in his ...

Israel commemorates 23544 fallen at Western Wall ceremony in Jerusalem - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Soldiers rake down the flag ahead of Memorial Day ceremony at the Western Wall . (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST). Israeli leaders and soldiers stood in silence and bowed their heads for one minute at the Western Wall on ...

Rivlin on Memorial Day: 'The price of our liberty is purchased in blood' - The Times of Israel (blog)

At the official state Memorial Day commemoration ceremony at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, President Reuven Rivlin tells the families of fallen IDF soldiers they have paid the ultimate price for Israel's independence. “By this wall of tears and of ...

Nation comes to a standstill for Memorial Day siren - The Times of Israel (blog)

Israel comes to a standstill at 8 p.m. for a minute-long memorial siren during which Israelis stand at attention to commemorate the 23,544 fallen soldiers and 3,117 terror victims who have fallen throughout the history of the State of Israel and the ...

Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victims - ABC News

A woman waters flowers by grave of a fallen soldier on the eve of memorial Day in Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Israel marks the annual Memorial Day in remembrance of soldiers who died in the nation's ...

Yom Hazikaron 5777 - Watch the Ceremony Live - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Yom Hazikaron, Israel's Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism, has begun in Israel, on Sunday night. At 8 PM the siren sounded throughout the country as we remember our fallen. On Monday at 11 AM there will be a 2 ...

Israel's annual Memorial Day begins for 23544 fallen soldiers - The Times of Israel

Ahead of Memorial Day events, flags lay on graves of fallen Israeli soldiers on Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem, April 28, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90). Writers. Stuart Winer Stuart Winer is a breaking news editor at The Times of Israel ...

Israeli Memorial Day begins - Arutz Sheva

60 IDF soldiers killed since last Memorial Day. 3177 Jews murdered in terror attacks since Israel's establishment, 11 over the past year. Contact Editor. Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/17 19:59. Share. Send To Friend. You need to fill your name, your email ...

Netanyahu on Memorial Day: We Stand as a Fortified Wall Facing Our Enemies - Haaretz

The prime minister was speaking at the dedication of the National Remembrance Hall on Mt. Herzl in Jerusalem in advance of the official start of Memorial Day. Barak Ravid. Apr 30, 2017 7:05 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on ...