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.
Stand for Israel Blog - Holidays
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.
Ahead of Israel's Memorial Day, Yom HaZikaron, which will be observed on Monday, the Israeli Defense Ministry has unveiled a memorial commemorating each of the 23,000 soldiers killed defending the Jewish state.