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Israel Memorial Day – Yom HaZikaron 2019

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Last Updated on May 7, 2019

Yom HaZikaron 2019 – State and national ceremonies.

Yom HaZikaron ceremonies candleThe official state and national ceremonies for Yom Ha Zikaron LeHalalei Ma’arakhot Yisrael ul’Nifge’ei Pe’ulot HaEivah 2019 in Jerusalem.

7 May, 2019

16:00 Memorial Ceremony at Beit Yad Lebanim in Jerusalem

20:00 A one-minute siren20:00State memorial service at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

21:15 National memorial event – ‘Singing in their memory” from the Knesset

8 May, 2019

11:00 Two-minute siren

11:02 Military memorial services at cemeteries around the country

13:00 State memorial service at Mt. Herzl

19:45 Candle lighting ceremony at Mt. Herzl

20:00 Commencement of country wide Yom HaAtzmaut activities

Some facts

  • 23,741 Soldiers have fallen in the defense of the State of Israel
  • 56 Soldiers have fallen in the last year
  • 3,150 Brave souls have been victims of terror since Israel’s independence
  • 4 Citizens lost their lives this week in Southern Israel
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