Yom Hazikaron (Israeli Remembrance Day)

IDF saluting fallen soldiers

EFE/EPA/JIM HOLLANDER

  • 23,169 casualties of war and terrorism have fallen since 1860
  • 57 newly fallen since Remembrance Day 2013
  • 50 disabled IDF veterans have died due to their disabilities
  • 17,038  bereaved family members, of which 2,141 are orphans and 4,966 are IDF widows

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  • Norman_In_New_York

    To honor our fallen heroes, here is “Hatikva” arranged for orchestra in 1947 by Kurt Weill. (The same composer who wrote “Mack the Knife.”)

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