Right after Yom HaZikaron - Israel Remembrance Day - we celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut - Israel's Independence Day. If you've never been in Israel for Yom HaZikaron, the experience of honoring fallen soldiers is much different than Memorial Day in the United States.
Watch this video to see the entire country pause for a minute:
This week's article is : Celebrating Yom Ha'Atzmaut
There are ways to honor Yom Ha'Atzmaut - Israel Independence Day - outside of the big events going on in Israel or in your home towns.
Stop by the Judaism forum and share your thoughts on Yom HaZikaron or Yom HaAtzmaut.
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