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Thousands upon thousands of Israelis marched around Jerusalem's Old City while waving flags and singing, celebrating fifty years since the city's reunification during the Six-Day War.
Jerusalem's 50th Jerusalem Day events include festive ones such as a Flag Dance Parade and special Knesset session, but solemn moments, as well, such as memorials for Ethiopian olim (immigrants) and for soldiers killed during the Six-Day War.
As Israel begins to celebrate the golden jubilee of the reunification of the Holy City, her president opened the ceremonies at the Kotel.
As the people of Israel celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut, the IAF's new fighter jets made their public debut, streaking through the skies of the Holy Land.
In his address on Israel's 69th Independence Day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrates Israel's strength and prosperity, and looks ahead to the Jewish state continuing to thrive.
As Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) turns into Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) the Jewish state's spirits lift and the Israeli people look for national unity.
PM Netanyahu spoke at Israel's Memorial Day ceremony, saying that the people of Israel hold their "fallen soldiers in their hearts."
A series of Israeli animated films honor the soldiers who have fallen in the line of duty for the Jewish state.
PM Netanyahu and his wife hosted a group of children who had lost a parent during one of Israel's wars, and shared in the memories of one small boy's beloved father.