On Israel’s 67th Anniversary, Some Thoughts on the US-Israel Relationship

April 21st, 2015

This evening, with the beginning of Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day), Israel remembers those who gave their lives in its defense or were victims of terrorism. Tomorrow evening, sorrow changes to joy as the nation clebrates the 67th anniversary of its modern rebirth as an independent state on Yom Ha’atzmaut (Independence Day). Read More...

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J Street Marks Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

April 21st, 2015

This Yom HaZikaron, we commemorate a day that is deeply personal for every Israeli--whose parents, children, brothers and sisters lie in military cemeteries in towns and cities across the country. Even since last year, dozens have died fighting in the Gaza Strip and on Israel’s borders, or as victims of rocket attacks and terrorism. Read More...

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J Street Marks Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 5th, 2014

Today we mark Yom HaZikaron--Israeli Memorial Day--and remember those who have fallen in service to the State of Israel. We join with Israelis and Jews everywhere in honoring their ultimate sacrifice. Tonight at sunset, we will ring in Yom Ha’atzmaut--Israeli Independence Day--and rejoice in the state’s many achievements since its birth. Read More...

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Statement on Yom Ha-Zikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 9th, 2011

J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami released the following statement as those in Israel mourn the fallen on Yom Ha-Zikaron (Israeli Remembrance Day), and begin to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day): Read More...

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