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  • Kaddish for a Texan who gave his life in Gaza

    July 22, 2014 | 11:57 am

    The soldiers walk past us, two single-file lines between the gravestones, their blank, sunken faces barely visible in the darkness. The coffin appears, hoisted on their arms and wrapped in an Israeli flag. We follow in its wake.

    Within minutes, some 20,000 people have massed...

  • Israel observes Memorial Day with siren, ceremonies

    April 15, 2013 | 7:40 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during a national memorial ceremony for Israel's fallen soldiers that no one will succeed in destroying Israel.

    "Since the birth of the State of Israel, many have tried to destroy it. They will never succeed. The IDF is stronger than...

  • Siren ushers in Israel’s Memorial Day

    April 24, 2012 | 6:51 pm

    A one-minute siren marked the beginning of Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day, Israel’s official Memorial Day.

    Tuesday evening’s siren was immediately followed by a national ceremony held at the Western Wall and televised to the entire nation.

    “Your beloved...

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