Tag Archives: Independence Day

Another terror attack in central Israel: 3 dead in Elad

It never ends. Israel has reeled from one terror attack to another since March, 18 people were murdered in the 5 attacks in Beer Sheva, Hadera, Bnei Brak, Tel Aviv and Ariel. This evening another attack was perpetrated by apparently … Continue reading

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Yom Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 74th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 73rd Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 72nd Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as we note every year, the country swings in a mad but so-Israeli kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general merry-making of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – celebrate Israel’s 70th!

Today is the 5th of Iyar, the real date of Israel’s independence. It was celebrated yesterday so as to give the nation a full day of festivities, rather than having to cut them short for Shabbat. So in honour of … Continue reading

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Israel’s 70th birthday! Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach!

This year is no ordinary Independence Day. Israel has turned 70 tonight! Who would have thought, 70 years ago when the country was on the brink of extermination by its enemies as soon as it was born, that a mere … Continue reading

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