Yom Hazikaron: Israel’s Memorial Day [VIDEO]

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New Website Allows Users to Remember and Honor Israel’s Fallen
by Staff
April 17, 2018

In anticipation of Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, which will be commemorated Tuesday night and Wednesday, two organizations…have established a website to allow users to remember and honor the 23,632 soldiers and security forces who have died defending the land of Israel. The website, Yizkereim…was produced by Olami, an organization seeking to connect Jewish students with their heritage, and the Afikim Foundation, which attempts to connect Diaspora Jewry to Israel…The website allows users to search through a database of names. Each name is accompanied by a biography and an account of the circumstances under which the hero died. READ MORE

JNS.ORG Walking in the footsteps of those who battled in 1948 Members of the Israel Defense Forces and Israeli civilians are jointly commemorating the decisive battles of the 1948 War of Independence ahead of national celebrations of Israel’s 70th year of Independence.

JEWISH JOURNAL Israeli documentary to be screened in high schools on Yom Hazikaron, Jerusalem U’s “When the Smoke Clears: A Story of Brotherhood, Resilience and Hope”

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