As Israel begins to celebrate the golden jubilee of the reunification of the Holy City, her president opened the ceremonies at the Kotel.
Stand for Israel Blog - Holidays
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."