But they are just the symptom; for the cause, look to the prime minister's residence
Israel's Memorial Day
Tamir Nevuani was the first Druze fallen commando. His brother Nizar, and Motia Dagesh, who also lost a sibling, focus on their lost relatives as inspirations
These Israelis' Parents Died in Battle When They Were Children. They Are Fighting for Financial Aid Israel Won't Give Them
Many Israelis with a father killed in the military say the state isn't helping them enough in adulthood. Widows are suffering too
Premier says 'our dear ones who fell are diamonds,' then takes stab at Iran, who announced earlier it is 'diminishing commitments' to nuclear pact ■ Addressing Gaza tensions, PM notes 'campaign not over'
After being deported to Mauritius by the British in 1940, new immigrant Arie Keler made it to pre-state Israel five years later, but was killed in battle in 1948
Most of the audience was from the cultural elite that is currently fighting for its life, which has no connection to the demonstrators outside, as if they were residents of two different galaxies
‘I’m hoping people in Gaza will get a different idea about Israelis - and vice versa,’ Gazan organizer tells Haaretz; protesters call participants 'Nazis' and 'traitors'
Far fewer Israelis have died from terror and warfare under Bibi, but this belies his image as a tough man to meet on the battlefield
Sirens sound across country at 8 P.M. ■ Official torch-lighting ceremony held; joint Jewish-Palestinian memorial event to take place despite Netanyahu's criticism
Speaking at a military cemetery in Tel Aviv, Defense Minister Lieberman said: 'We're not looking for adventures, but when it comes to the security of Israel and its citizens, there will be no compromise'
Historian says Yaakov Fadida, who died while helping to defend Tiberias in 1948, deserves Israel's highest medal
45 years later, he would be amazed by a powerful army and flourishing economy but stunned by growing hate, degraded democracy and arrogant, inciting leaders
Speaking in Jerusalem, Reuven Rivlin calls for a society which 'will not allow every split to strike root among us' ■ IDF chief of staff: 'Atop the walls of the land stands a formidable army'
High Court overruled defense minister who tried to block attendance of bereaved Palestinians. Last year’s event was marred by violent right-wing protests
Twelve Israeli civilians were also killed in terror attacks this year ■ 23,645 have died in Israel’s and pre-state wars since 1860
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman says alternative event is 'not a memorial ceremony, but rather a demonstration of bad taste and insensitivity'
Combatants for Peace will hold its 12th annual ceremony together with the Parents Circle — Families Forum in Tel Aviv after the Holon municipality reneged on its agreement to hold it in its sports hall, claiming it was 'political'
Architect says effect is 'not a shout, but a whisper,' while critics say it's grandiose
The rock of our existence is Jewish-Arab cooperation that will save us from the jaws of the fascists
When she came out of the hall where the joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony was held, they were waiting
Israel's refusal to allow 225 Palestinians into the country to attend a joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day ceremony shows the government will do anything to dehumanize 'the other'
Without their permission, the state has turned the thousands of fallen Israeli soldiers into a mass symbol of sacrifice for the homeland
Try to imagine what it was like. I was there, and I still can't quite imagine it. First you felt the hate, then you felt the future
Among the many women who fought 22 paid with their lives, yet remained outside the collective memory
Given the space that’s left in the memorial hall for fallen soldiers, we should ask the prime minister: What are you doing to stop war? Is there really no choice?
The Haredi community is strong in its isolation from core Israel, but it’s not expelling anyone who marks the holiday
Yosef Kofler was killed in 1948 bringing supplies to embattled kibbutzim. For his widow, 90-year-old Prof. Emeritus Miram Ben Peretz, the pain is for what her beloved missed out on
On Memorial Day, the prime minister says soldiers' willingness to sacrifice is a condition for Israel's existence