Thanks to the alert policemen a potential terror attack was foiled.
Rivlin addressed the Holocaust survivors attending the ceremony, asking for their help in extracting the meaning of the tragedy and lessons to be learned.
Zikaron ba-Salon is a social initiative started six years ago by a group of friends who felt they needed a more direct and unfiltered way of connecting with the memory of the Holocaust on the solemn day.
The Israel Air Force bombed at least three Hamas targets in retaliation for a day of mortar fire from Gaza aimed at IDF soldiers in Israel.
Several local councils across the UK voted to boycott Israeli goods after 2009, when Israel refused to embrace the Hamas' need to shoot rockets at its civilian population.
Gaza terrorists have attacked Israeli forces near the border six times in the past 24 hours.
The IDF has declared the area around the southern Israeli community of Nahal Oz a closed military zone, and is searching for terror attack tunnels.
PA Chairman Abbas assured the Norwegian FM that it's not Norway's money that is being used to pay the jailed terrorists.
NATO invites Israel to open a permanent office at its headquarters in Brussels - a major diplomatic upgrade for the Jewish State.
Israeli Jews were more satisfied than Israeli Arabs — 60% vs. 48% respectively.
Israel and Egypt are united in opposing an American decision to reduce its contingent in the Sinai multinational force by a third.
The top Jewish state school is the University of Florida, with 33,720 undergraduates out of whom 6,500 or 19% are Jewish.
Students are on strike to protest a six-week walkout by driving examiners which has not allowed them to get their drivers' licenses.
The proposed new law is yet to receive the endorsement of Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked or of AG Avichai Mandelblit.
Parliament Speaker Atef Tarawneh announced that the Jordanian Parliament has refused to approve the attendance of an Israeli delegation at an international summit held in Jordan this week.
It does not mean that Trump is anywhere near easy street come the general elections, with Hillary Clinton leading him by 7 points on average nationally.
For the second day in a row, Gaza terrorists open fire at IDF soldiers working on the security fence along the border.
Three soldiers were injured in a terror/ramming attack on Tuesday night.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Tuesday with IDF soldiers stationed on the border with Gaza in advance of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Earlier in the day, Netanyahu toured the southern area of the Gazan border accompanied by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Col. Gadi Eizenkot, inspecting the Hamas tunnel uncovered by IDF forces several weeks ago.