Israel celebrates independence

News for Israel celebrates independence

'Their Independence Day is our Nakba Day'

'Their Independence Day is our Nakba Day'

Israeli Arabs participate in events marking the "Nakba" held in abandoned Palestinian Arab villages.Dalit Halevi, Friday, 5:35 AM
'We will continue to oppose efforts to isolate Israel internationally and to condemn BDS'

'We will continue to oppose efforts to isolate Israel internationally and to condemn BDS'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishes Israel a happy Independence Day: For over 70 years, Canada and Israel have been close friends.Elad Benari, Friday, 5:06 AM
Rivlin hails spirit of peace in the Middle East

Rivlin hails spirit of peace in the Middle East

President Rivlin hosts annual Independence Day reception for the diplomatic and consular corps in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 4:42 AM
'After 73 years, the US-Israel bond remains unbreakable'

'After 73 years, the US-Israel bond remains unbreakable'

US Vice President Kamala Harris wishes Israel a happy Independence Day: We look forward to building on our friendship.Elad Benari, Friday, 4:28 AM
Independence Day on the Gaza border

Independence Day on the Gaza border

Soldiers of the Nachal battalion, stationed at a relatively remote base near the Gaza border, got to celebrate Israel at 73 in style.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 12:11 AM
Israel at 73: Thousands celebrate independence in Binyamin

Israel at 73: Thousands celebrate independence in Binyamin

Israelis visit nature parks and historic sites in Binyamin en masse on Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 6:06 PM
Thousands celebrate Independence Day at Sa-Nur

Thousands celebrate Independence Day at Sa-Nur

Thousands of Israelis gather at Samaria settlement evacuated during 2005 Disengagement. 'The people of Israel want to come back home.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 3:43 PM
Watch: Israeli Independence Day airshow

Watch: Israeli Independence Day airshow

Participating in the 2021 Israel Independence Day Airshow are the Israeli Air Force and CAL Cargo Air Lines.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:56 PM
Blue and White displayed around the world

Blue and White displayed around the world

Displays in honor of Israel's 73rd Independence Day shown at different locations around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 11:09 AM
What's the connection between Yom Ha'Atzmaut and Yom HaZikaron?

What's the connection between Yom Ha'Atzmaut and Yom HaZikaron?

Yeshiva.co readers ask essential questions about the two important days marked this week.Arutz Sheva, Thursday, 10:57 AM
'You're not alone' - people from around the world record their Independence Day greetings

'You're not alone' - people from around the world record their Independence Day greetings

Indonesia has yet to establish diplomatic ties with Israel, but many in the island nation say they love and support the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 10:12 AM
Watch: Festive Independence Day prayers at Makor Chaim Yeshiva

Watch: Festive Independence Day prayers at Makor Chaim Yeshiva

Makor Chaim Yeshiva holds festive, musical Independence Day prayers, together with Tzohar rabbis and the Museum of Tolerance.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 10:07 AM
Celebrating Israel: IAF flyovers, barbeques, musical events - 'The sky's the limit'

Celebrating Israel: IAF flyovers, barbeques, musical events - 'The sky's the limit'

Israelis coming out in droves to celebrate their homeland's independence, invincible spirit, and devotion for their Land.i24NEWS, Thursday, 9:52 AM
The halakhic significance of advancing Independence Day

The halakhic significance of advancing Independence Day

Rabbi Menachem Perl of the Tzomet Institute discusses the considerations that led to advancing Independence Day when 5th of Iyar is Shabbat.Shimon Cohen, Thursday, 9:45 AM
Live: Israel's presidential Independence Day event

Live: Israel's presidential Independence Day event

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin is hosting the annual event. This year's event, which takes place in Hebrew, is saluting the medical teams.Arutz Sheva, Thursday, 9:41 AM
'We've returned to our Land' - Israel celebrates Independence

'We've returned to our Land' - Israel celebrates Independence

Israelis across the country mark 73 years of political freedom following a 2,000-year exile.ILTV, Thursday, 9:38 AM
Watch and listen: Songs of praise and thanks for Israel's Independence Day

Watch and listen: Songs of praise and thanks for Israel's Independence Day

Celebrating Israel's 73rd Independence Day, the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva holds festive prayers, singing and dancing. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:25 AM
US Jewish leaders: Today we commemorate a modern miracle

US Jewish leaders: Today we commemorate a modern miracle

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations congratulate Israel on its Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 6:18 AM
'The United States and Israel stand united on our guiding principles'

'The United States and Israel stand united on our guiding principles'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan hosts key US political leaders, highlights strong Israel-US bond in virtual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 4:25 AM
Pfizer CEO on Independence Day: I take immense pride in Israel

Pfizer CEO on Independence Day: I take immense pride in Israel

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla: Together we are demonstrating that through mass vaccination we can defeat the COVID-19 pandemic and save lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 2:57 AM
Watch: Dancing and festive prayer at Mercaz Harav Yeshiva

Watch: Dancing and festive prayer at Mercaz Harav Yeshiva

Hundreds of students of Mercaz Harav Yeshiva participate in Independence Day prayer and dancing in the yeshiva courtyard.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 2:03 AM
NJ Governor appoints 77 public members to New Jersey – Israel Commission

NJ Governor appoints 77 public members to New Jersey – Israel Commission

The appointments are announced on Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, in celebration of the friendship and between New Jersey and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:36 AM
Israel celebrates independence as anti-Semitism skyrockets

Israel celebrates independence as anti-Semitism skyrockets

Dov Hikind: Continued anti-Semitism around the globe highlights just how vital Israel is to the Jewish people all over the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 12:39 AM
Pollard celebrates Independence Day in Jerusalem: Peace be upon Israel

Pollard celebrates Independence Day in Jerusalem: Peace be upon Israel

Jonathan Pollard holds Israeli flag close to his heart as he celebrates Independence Day in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 12:04 AM
Watch: Ambassadors congratulate Israel on Indepdendence Day

Watch: Ambassadors congratulate Israel on Indepdendence Day

Former ambassador Danny Danon gathers dozens of ambassadors from around the world who congratulated Israel on its 73rd Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2021, 11:15 PM
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Rav Tzvi Yehuda said: Our joy on this day is the joy of a mitzvah. We have merited fulfilling the mitzva to dwell in Eretz Yisrael, Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 4/14/2021, 10:00 PM
Knesset Speaker: Our resurrection is the embodiment of historic justice

Knesset Speaker: Our resurrection is the embodiment of historic justice

Knesset Speaker MK Yariv Levin opens Independence Day Torch Lighting ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2021, 9:04 PM
Live: Independence Day torch lighting ceremony

Live: Independence Day torch lighting ceremony

Main ceremony for Israel's 73rd Independence Day, including lighting of the torches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2021, 8:24 PM
Live: Festive musical Independence Day prayers at Jerusalem First Station

Live: Festive musical Independence Day prayers at Jerusalem First Station

Festive prayers for 73rd Independence Day at Jerusalem First Station with Rabbi Shlomo Katz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2021, 7:39 PM
Independence Day: Meet two of the 120 awarded IDF soldiers

Independence Day: Meet two of the 120 awarded IDF soldiers

First Sergeant Eli Titovsky and First Lieutenant Omri Tal joined Arutz Sheva to discuss the Independence Day soldiers honors event.Yoni Kempinski, 4/14/2021, 6:53 PM
Meet Independence Day torchlighter Mexican Jewish volunteer Gabriella Strigler

Meet Independence Day torchlighter Mexican Jewish volunteer Gabriella Strigler

Gabriella Strigler spoke to Arutz Sheva about her volunteer work in Mexico and around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2021, 6:51 PM
Pres. Rivlin to outstanding soldiers: 'You are the best of the best'

Pres. Rivlin to outstanding soldiers: 'You are the best of the best'

Ahead of Independence Day ceremony, Pres. Rivlin meets and thanks 120 outstanding IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2021, 2:15 PM
In first, IAF flyover to include Judea, Samaria, and Jordan Valley

In first, IAF flyover to include Judea, Samaria, and Jordan Valley

This year, the traditional IAF flyover on Independence Day will pass over towns in Judea, Samaria, and Jordan Valley.Ido Ben Porat, 4/13/2021, 11:30 AM
6.8 million Jews live in Israel on eve of Independence Day

6.8 million Jews live in Israel on eve of Independence Day

Over 1/4 of Israeli population are children under age of 14. Nearly 50% of global Jewish population lives in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2021, 4:01 PM
Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

We are unable to escape the modern day interconnectedness between Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron, and Yom Haatzmaut. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 4/7/2021, 4:59 PM
Muslim Arab nurse who warmed millions of hearts to light Independence Day torch

Muslim Arab nurse who warmed millions of hearts to light Independence Day torch

Maheer Ibrahim, Muslim nurse who said 'Shema' with coronavirus patient, offered honor of lighting Independence Day torch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 3:53 PM
102-year-old man to light Independence Day torch

102-year-old man to light Independence Day torch

102-year-old Yaish Giat has been chosen to light one of the torches for Israel's 73rd Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2021, 6:42 PM
IAF prepares for Independence Day airshow

IAF prepares for Independence Day airshow

Flying under the theme of 'Israeli Solidarity,' the show will include firefighting and police aircraft and cross Israel from end to end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2021, 9:28 AM
Rina Shnerb's father to light Independence Day torch

Rina Shnerb's father to light Independence Day torch

Rabbi Eitan Shnerb to be honored on Israel's 73rd Independence Day for founding, expanding 'Kol Rina' charitable organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 7:20 PM
Watch: Matisyahu celebrates Independence

Watch: Matisyahu celebrates Independence

Watch Matisyahu's exclusive performance celebrating Israel’s 72nd Birthday. Produced by the Jewish Agency for Israel.Arutz Sheva, 5/1/2020, 1:29 PM
Blue and white in Belgrade

Blue and white in Belgrade

In honor of Israel's Independence Day, the city of Belgrade decided to illuminate its main buildings in blue and white.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 5:27 AM
World leaders congratulate Israel

World leaders congratulate Israel

US and Russian presidents and Prime Ministers from across Europe send congratulations to Prime Minister Netanyahu on Independence Day.Nitsan Keidar, 4/30/2020, 12:05 AM
Watch: The winning song of the Jewrovision Song Contest

Watch: The winning song of the Jewrovision Song Contest

Bnei Akiva Amsterdam branch wins singing competition among Jewish communities around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 7:17 PM
Police salute  Palmach veteran on her 90th birthday

Police salute Palmach veteran on her 90th birthday

Police surprise woman who fought in the War of Independence whose birthday is Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 4:40 PM
Watch: Israel Independence Day Airshow

Watch: Israel Independence Day Airshow

Airshow held with a nod to Israel's hospital medical teams, Magen David Adom teams and health clinics.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 4:26 PM
Watch: Jewrovision Song Contest on Israel's Independence Day

Watch: Jewrovision Song Contest on Israel's Independence Day

Watch the Jewrovision Song Contest, featuring guest singer Yishai Ribo, in honor of Israel's 72nd Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 3:08 PM
Watch: Firefighters parade in honor of Independence Day

Watch: Firefighters parade in honor of Independence Day

In Bat Yam, firefighters drive through streets wishing residents a happy Independence Day from themselves and Israel's security forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 2:55 PM
The secret of Israel’s military - revealed

The secret of Israel’s military - revealed

IDF reveals the secret to its continued success. Hint: It's not the weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 2:32 PM
Watch: Between Holocaust and Independence

Watch: Between Holocaust and Independence

Watch special broadcast on liberty and national identity for Israel's 72nd indipendence DayArutz Sheva, 4/29/2020, 2:22 PM
Watch: Cantors sing 'Avinu Shebashamayim' in honor of Israel's Independence Day

Watch: Cantors sing 'Avinu Shebashamayim' in honor of Israel's Independence Day

Cantors from around the world join together to sing prayer for Israel, in honor of country's 72nd Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 1:58 PM
Winner of Int'l Bible Contest for Youth announced: Ruth Cohen, an Israeli eleventh-grader

Winner of Int'l Bible Contest for Youth announced: Ruth Cohen, an Israeli eleventh-grader

Ruth Cohen, 11th grader at Ulpanat Baharan, takes first place in International Bible Contest for Youth. In 2nd place is Moshe Glida'i.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 1:12 PM
Watch: Celebrating Independence Day by dancing on balconies with Israeli flags

Watch: Celebrating Independence Day by dancing on balconies with Israeli flags

Celebrating Israel's Independence Day, DJ Raphi and residents of Jerusalem dance on their balconies to a classic Israeli tuneArutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 12:45 PM
Nof Zion marks Independence Day with prayer and celebration

Nof Zion marks Independence Day with prayer and celebration

Nof Zion celebrates independence with a solemn prayer accompanied by the Lehava band.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2020, 11:52 AM
Israel celebrates 72nd Independence Day at the President's Residence in Jerusalem

Israel celebrates 72nd Independence Day at the President's Residence in Jerusalem

'No virus can keep us from celebrating the miracle of the Jewish and democratic State of Israel,' says President Rivlin.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2020, 11:44 AM
Watch festive morning prayers at Beit El Yeshiva

Watch festive morning prayers at Beit El Yeshiva

Festive Independence Day prayers are held at the Beit El Yeshiva, in accordance with Health Ministry guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 11:09 AM
Watch festive morning prayers on in Givat Shmuel

Watch festive morning prayers on in Givat Shmuel

On Independence Day, residents of Givat Shmuel hold festive outdoor prayers, in accordance with coronavirus guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 11:06 AM
Watch: 'Independence of Torah' at Ateret Nehemiah yeshiva

Watch: 'Independence of Torah' at Ateret Nehemiah yeshiva

Join rabbis and yeshiva heads in day of learning at the Ateret Nehemiah yeshiva in Tel Aviv..Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 10:58 AM