Israeli History / Jewish History / Yom Ha'azma'ut

Regarding Israel’s 70th Birthday

  Generally speaking: This is a nicely made animation about Jewish history. Unfortunately the end of the video, however, is a bit too far from reality. Peace with the Palestinians just as Israel made peace with Jordan and Egypt? Until this day, the Palestinians, Hamas as well as Fatach, strongly reject to recognize Israel as … Continue reading

Anti - Zionism / Haredi World / Meshiach / National Religious / Neturei Karta / Yom Ha'azma'ut / Zionism

Some Insights on the upcoming Israeli Independence Day

  B”H This Wednesday night and Thursday, Israel will be celebrating its annual Independence Day. In Hebrew, the day is called YOM HA’AZ’MA’UT. And this time it is special, as Israel is celebrating its 70th birthday. Of course, there will be special fireworks, celebrations and all kinds of special events. The national religious (religious Zionist) … Continue reading

Yom Ha'azma'ut / Yom Hazikaron

Yom Hazikaron – Memorial Day for fallen Israeli soldiers and terror victims

B”H Shops, cafes, restaurants and cinemas will be closed by 7 pm this evening. At 8 pm, the official national mourning day, Yom Hazikaron, is starting with a nationwide siren sound. Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers and terror victims. Yom Hazikaron is an extremely emotional day for our country. Most people are already home now … Continue reading

Yom Ha'azma'ut / Yom Hazikaron

Yom HaZikaron: “Israel is commemorating it’s fallen soldiers and terror victims”

B”H Tonight at 8 pm and tomorrow morning at 11 am, sirens will be heard throughout the country. On Yom HaZikaron (Remembrance Day), Israel is commemorating it’s fallen soldiers and terror victims: http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-to-remember-fallen-troops-and-terror-victims-with-songs-sirens/ The official ceremony is taking place at the Kotel (Western Wall) tonight. After the siren at 8 pm, the President and the … Continue reading

Yom Ha'azma'ut

Israel celebrating it’s 68th Independence Day

B”H Israel is celebrating it’s 68th Independence Day (Yom Ha’azma’ut) this week. However, before the official celebrations begin, we commemorate our fallen soldiers and terror victims. “Remembrance Day – Yom HaZikaron” is as important as Yom Hashoah last week. A sad depressing day before the festive Yom Ha’azma’ut celebration. A sad day before the dancing … Continue reading

Haredi World / Mea Shearim / Media / Neturei Karta / Yom Ha'azma'ut

Biased Israeli Media using Haredim for headlines

B”H Haredim are not very popular in Israel. For various reasons and some of them I can understand. However, for some reason and I don’t know why, a lot of Israelis show a high interest in haredi matters. In particular, how Haredim live their daily lives. Those ordinary Israeli fascinated by the haredi world don’t … Continue reading