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Israel commemorates fallen soldiers on Day of Remembrance - Xinhua

Israel commemorates fallen soldiers on Day of RemembranceXinhuaJERUSALEM, April 30 (Xinhua) -- 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times of IsraelRemembering the fallen, Rivlin urges greater efforts to return those missing in actionThe Times of IsraelIsraeli 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) ...and more »

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

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

ForwardIsrael Marks Memorial Day With Siren To Remember 23544 FallenForwardJERUSALEM (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 ...and more »

With its head down, Israel commemorates its fallen - JerusalemOnline;

With its head down, Israel commemorates its fallen - JerusalemOnline

JerusalemOnlineWith its head down, Israel commemorates its fallenJerusalemOnlineThe 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 will ...and more »

'Our existence has a price' - Arutz Sheva;

'Our existence has a price' - Arutz Sheva

Arutz Sheva'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 ...and more »

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

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

i24NEWS (press release) (registration)Israel honors 27672 fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism on Memorial Dayi24NEWS (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 ...and more »

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

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

HaaretzPresident Rivlin: We Must Not Only Prevent the Next War, but All Future WarsHaaretzPresident 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 ...and more »

Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victims - New York Daily News;

Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victims - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIsrael stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victimsNew York Daily NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

YnetnewsCeremony at Western Wall commemorates fallen IDF soldiers and terror victimsYnetnewsAs 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.and more »

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

On Memorial Day, IDF chief says pain of war won't break Israel's spiritThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsIsrael commemorates 23544 fallen at Western Wall ceremony in JerusalemJerusalem Post Israel NewsSoldiers 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 ...and more »

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

Nation comes to a standstill for Memorial Day sirenThe 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 ...and more »

Yom Hazikaron 5777 - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com;

Yom Hazikaron 5777 - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

The Jewish Press - JewishPress.comYom Hazikaron 5777The Jewish Press - JewishPress.comYom 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times of IsraelIsrael's annual Memorial Day begins for 23544 fallen soldiersThe Times of IsraelAhead 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 ...and more »

Israeli Memorial Day begins - Arutz Sheva;

Israeli Memorial Day begins - Arutz Sheva

Arutz ShevaIsraeli Memorial Day beginsArutz Sheva60 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 ...and more »

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

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

HaaretzNetanyahu on Memorial Day: We Stand as a Fortified Wall Facing Our EnemiesHaaretzThe 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 ...and more »

Bereaved father won't be suspended from group for heckling PM - The Times of Israel;

Bereaved father won't be suspended from group for heckling PM - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelBereaved father won't be suspended from group for heckling PMThe Times of IsraelAn Israeli bereaved father, Shaul Chitiyat, interrupts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the official opening ceremony of the new National Memorial Hall at the entrance to the military cemetery on Mount Herzl, in Jerusalem on April 30, 2017 ...and more »

Sirens to sound at 8 pm Sunday marking start of Memorial Day - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

Sirens to sound at 8 pm Sunday marking start of Memorial Day - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsSirens to sound at 8 pm Sunday marking start of Memorial DayJerusalem Post Israel NewsA one-minute siren will wail nationwide at 8 p.m. Sunday marking the start of memorial ceremonies. The lighting of the memorial flame will take place at the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem's Old City following the siren with President Reuven Rivlin and ...and more »

VIDEO: President Rivlin's Independence Day 69 Address - Yeshiva World News;

VIDEO: President Rivlin's Independence Day 69 Address - Yeshiva World News

Yeshiva World NewsVIDEO: President Rivlin's Independence Day 69 AddressYeshiva World NewsPresident Rivlin released a greeting in English on the occasion of Israel's 69th Independence Day. Click Here! The President Rivlin on Sunday evening, the eve of 5 Iyar, will speak at the official opening ceremony at the Kosel for Israel's Memorial Day ...and more »

PM reverses ban of bereaved father who heckled him - The Times of Israel (blog)

PM reverses ban of bereaved father who heckled himThe Times of Israel (blog)The decision to ban the father of a fallen IDF solider who lashed out at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a Memorial Day ceremony earlier today is reversed at the request of the prime minister. Shaul Chitayat interrupted Netanyahu moments into ...and more »