First and only Memorial Day ceremony held in Arab-Israeli society

April 14, 2021 by  
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The first and only Yom HaZikaron, Memorial Day, ceremony held by the Israeli-Arab society took place in Arara in northern Israel yesterday. Read more

This year, we commemorate our loved ones in different ways

April 29, 2020 by  
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My brothers and sisters in bereavement, in our 72 years of independence we have known various memorial days. We have marked them in times of wars and battles, in times of military campaigns and raids, in waves of terrorism, and in peaceful times when vigilance was the order of the day—as it always is. Read more

Memorial Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars and Victims of Terror held at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

April 28, 2020 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin addressed at the official ceremony Memorial Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars and Victims of Terror. Read more

Yom Hazikaron: the President speaks

April 22, 2015 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has addressed the commemoration of Yom Hazikaron…Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars and Victims of Terrorism. Read more

Gaza war means a particularly sobering Yom Hazikaron for Israel this year

April 14, 2015 by  
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Since Israel was founded in 1948, its numerous wars have taken a heavy toll on its small population…writes Sean Savage/JNS.org. Read more

Yom Hazikaron in Australia

May 5, 2014 by  
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Jewish communities across the world have paid tribute to Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror. Read more

Yom HaZikaron: Israeli families discuss what it means to lose a soldier, a son, a sibling

Some 22,000 Israeli soldiers have died since the establishment of the Jewish state, including 40 soldiers between March 2013 and March 2014, according to the Israel Defense Forces…writes Maayan Jaffe. Read more

Yom Hazikaron in Australia

April 15, 2013 by  
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Thousands of members of Jewish communities throughout Australia attended commemoration events for Yom Hazikaron, the day of remembrance for the fallen military personnel of the IDF and victims of terror. Read more