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The Holocaust Survivors Who Fell in Israel’s 1948 War of Independence

5 Iyyar 5774 – May 5, 2014
A special monument is located at the end of the trail that connects Israel’s Yad Vashem, the official memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and Mount Herzl, the national cemetery for Israeli leaders and fallen soldiers.

Israel‘s 66th Independence Day: Israel’s Population Grew by 2% Over the Past Year

The Central Bureau of Statistics released its traditional Yom Ha’atzmaut statistics report on the citizens of Israel.

A Nation in Unity on Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day

Israel’s flag waves at half mast for 23,169 lost Israeli soldiers and victims of terror as quiet reigns in the streets on the nation's Remembrance Day.

Orot Etzion Efrat’s Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

The students of Orot Etzion Elementary School in Efrat performing a Yom HaZikaron ceremony in memory of those killed in the wars and terror attacks against Israel.

Israel Electric Corp. Threatens to Cut the Lights to PA

Israel's electric company is threatening to cut power to the Palestinian Authority - the debt is more than a billion shekels.

PM Reflects on First Recording of Brother Yoni’s Voice

Yom HaZikaron has been a day for the prime minister to reflect on a recording of his brother Yoni's voice.

Ateret Cohanim Opens Pre-Army Yeshiva Across from Old City

This month Ateret Cohanim will open an all-mechina pre-army Torah Learning Center in eastern Jerusalem.

Haredim Confound Israeli News Media on Yom HaZikaron

The TV station sent out a cameraman to get a video of Haredim during the siren. They got a video, but not the one they wanted.

Animal Rights Extremists Force Cancellation of Shechita Class

5 Iyyar 5774 – May 4, 2014
Urban Adamah organization feared for safety of class participants.

Netanyahu: Fallen Soldiers ‘Heroes’

Prime Minister Netanyahu has praised the 23,169 IDF soldiers who have died in Israel’s wars. “You are our heroes,” said Netanyahu in his address to...

Gantz: Fallen Are With Us At Every Step

Speaking at the opening Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) ceremony at the Kotel, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz said, “From our nation’s...

IDF Program for Haredim Combines Torah, Army Service

 IDF and the Jerusalem College of Technology (Machon Lev) have teamed up to create the first pre-army military academy (mechina) for the haredi community....

Brussels mayor bans ‘summit meeting’ for anti-Semites

A mayor from Brussels banned an event that European Jews have called a “summit meeting for anti-Semites.” Eric Tomas, the mayor of Anderlecht— one of...

Yom HaZikaron Siren

The siren marking the commencement of Yom HaZikaron, Israel's Memorial Day, just sounded for one minute across Israel.

Cabinet Approves Israel’s Air Force One

Israel's cabinet, at its weekly meeting approved the recommendations of the public committee that considered the purchase of a plane for the President and...

Netanyahu: The State of Israel is the Nation-State of One People Only – the...

Netanyahu: The State of Israel provides full equal rights, individual rights, to all its citizens, but it is the nation-state of one people only – the Jewish People.

3000 US-Trained PA Officers to Serve Hamas in Gaza

3000 Palestinian Authority soldiers/policemen are set to go to Gaza, and serve together with their Hamas compatriots.

Lapid: Contractors Shouldn’t Be So Greedy

Finance Minister Yair Lapid seems intent on avoiding the most obvious solution to Israel's housing crisis: Building in Judea and Samaria.

Israeli-Arab Students Rebuild Shul in Response to Graffiti Attack

Fixing the ancient synagogue was the right step in fighting extremism and hatred.

Poll: Netanyahu Riding High, Livni In the Dumps

Public sees HaTnua leader Tzipi Livni as face of "peace" process. As a result, her party wouldn't make it into the Knesset were elections held today.

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