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“Tonight, private grief is intertwined with national pain. I remember my brothers-in-arms who fell in defense of our homeland.”
Tonight I remember, as I remember every day of my life, my beloved brother Yoni, who fell while commanding the Sayeret Matkal force in Operation Yonatan to free hostages in Entebbe. Yoni, as the years pass, the longing only grows, and the pain only deepens.” – Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin […]
The four-legged heroes: on this Yom HaZikaron we also remember the 102 IDF dogs who gave their lives protecting Israel alongside their IDF companions.
Pictured, the special cemetery where IDF dogs are buried in Israel. Source: StandWithUs
Tonight we mark the Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism. 23,544 people gave their lives for the establishment and the defense of our country. May they rest in peace.
I woke up this morning to heartbreaking news. The world has lost another special soul, this time it is our friend Simcha Elazar Jessel.
You may not know Simcha personally but you know his work. Simcha started Humans of Jerusalem (the real one!) and to call it a passion project would not fully capture what the page and it’s work meant to him. He was a talented photographer and wordsmith who found a way […]
May 1st is Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day May 2nd is Yom Haazmaut, Israel’s Independence Day
When I was five years old, my mother and I were set to move to Israel. It had always been her dream. A week before the flight, my mother died in a car accident. I couldn’t move to Israel on my own because I was too young. I was adopted […]
“A very old man came in to my Starbucks. Halfway through struggling to understand his order through his thick accent, he noticed my necklace.”
He stopped and said “Your star is beautiful.”, and I thanked him. There was a long pause before he spoke again. When he did, he said “It is beautiful, but I am having a hard time looking at it. The last time I wore one, it was mandatory.” We then […]
“He survived and climbed out of the grave of Jewish bodies when he felt it was safe enough. This was one of many miracles he experienced in the holocaust. On 2 occasions he was hung but due to ‘false alarms’ he managed to escape. On another occasion he was walking […]
✡ #YomHaShoah, #HolocaustRemembranceDay ?? #AmYisraelChai
Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated. April,1945.
Source: History In Pictures
? #HolocaustRemembranceDay ?? #AmYisraelChai Source: ידיעות אחרונות Yedioth Ahronoth
Elie Wiesel was an American Romanian-born Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Holocaust survivor, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. He will always be remembered. 6 million Jews will always be remembered. #NeverForget #NeverAgain
#AmYisraelChai #NeverForget #NeverAgain
Yom HaShoah: Sundown April 23rd – 24th
“Today at JFK airport, I met Max Glauben, an 89 year old man from Dallas, Texas who survived six concentration camps during the Holocaust.”
“On this year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Max is going on his twelveth March of the Living International trip, an annual educational tour through Poland and Israel, sharing his story with thousands of participants from all over the world. On his jacket he listed all the years he participated on March […]
“This is me (on the right) and my very best friend Jael on the left! We met last year on exchange at Tel Aviv University! “
Jael lives in Amsterdam and I live in Toronto, Canada. One of our first immediate bonds was our extreme love for Israel and We promised one another that we would always meet in this very special place! We reunited last year after exchange in Israel to spend the summer together, […]
Source: Eli Wohl Photo
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) was established in 1981 by a group of Holocaust survivors to provide for the wellbeing of the men and women who serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as well as the families of fallen soldiers. Headquartered in New York City, FIDF is […]
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