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  • Yom Hazikaron 2012

    April 25, 2012 | 2:45 am

    On this day, we commemorate the 22,993 fallen Israeli soldiers, and thousands of Israeli Terror victims, who lost their lives for the sake of the State of Israel.

    I took upon myself to free-translate a poem, written by Giora Fischer, who lost his son Merom (Moses) during a military...

  • Remembering the Fallen

    By Teddy Weinberger

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The day before Israel's Independence Day is Yom HaZikaron Lechalelay Tsahal (Memorial Day for the Fallen of the Israel Defense Forces), which this year begins on Monday night April 15.

    It is characteristically Jewish to place Memorial Day right before Independence Day. Whereas in...