At the first memorial to take place at Mount Herzl's National Memorial Hall, the Israeli president and bereaved families marked the 11th anniversary of the 2006 conflict.
Stand for Israel Blog - Israel
Just like today, 41 years ago Israel's Ambassador to the U.N. - and future president - Chaim Herzog was forced to defend the Jewish state's right to Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs.
Things have heated up this week all around the Holy Land, as a rocket from Syria struck the Golan Heights and IDF soldiers stopped an attack in the West Bank.
Several hospitals in Israel were hit overnight by a cyberattack, though officials say quick response led to no damage being done.
In Hebrew, Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein asks Russian parliament for help vanquishing Islamist extremism, "the Nazism of the 21st century."