PM Netanyahu spoke at Israel's Memorial Day ceremony, saying that the people of Israel hold their "fallen soldiers in their hearts."
Stand for Israel Blog - Holidays
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.
PM Netanyahu and the rest of Israel came out of Passover by celebrating Mimouna, a Jewish tradition that began in North Africa and symbolizes a love for Israel.