Articles in "Human Interest"

Israel Celebrates its 73rd Birthday

Israel kicked off its Yom Ha’atzmaut, Independence Day, celebrations on Wednesday evening, making the almost impossible transition from ...

For First Time, Tamar Shachar, 92, Visits Scene of 1948 Gush Etzion Battle Where Her Brother Fell

Gush Etzion was the scene of a moving encounter on Wednesday, when Israel marked its Memorial Day, as Tamar Shachar, 92, visited Gush ...

On its 73rd Independence Day, Israel Boasts 9.3 M. Citizens

Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) released its traditional statistics report on the citizens of Israel in honor of Yom ...

Israel Remembers its 23,928 Fallen IDF Soldiers and 3,158 Victims of Terrorism

Israel came to a standstill on Tuesday night to mark Yom Hazikaron, its national Memorial Day, and to commemorate the 23,928 fallen IDF ...

First and Only Memorial Day Ceremony Held in Arab-Israeli Society

The first and only Yom HaZikaron, Memorial Day, ceremony held by the Israeli-Arab society took place in Arara in northern Israel on ...

‘Like Ripping Out an Organ’: PM Netanyahu and Wife Sara Discuss Loss with Group of IDF Orphans

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara met on Monday in Jerusalem with a group of youth whose fathers were killed in action ...

War of Independence Era Weapons Cache Exposed in Heart of Tel Aviv

Police sappers were alerted to a location in the heart of Tel Aviv on Tuesday to defuse a stockpile of hand grenades and other explosive ...

Holocaust Survivor Joyously Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah, Almost 75 Years Late

A few days before Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day, 87-year-old Holocaust survivor Nissim Semu closed the circle and held his bar ...

‘Until the Very Last Jew’: Israel Marks 80 Years Since Onset of Mass Annihilation during Holocaust

The State of Israel will mark the beginning of Yom HaShoah, its national Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, on Wednesday ...

In COVID-19 Times, Traditional Priestly Blessing at Kotel Held Twice on Passover

The Birkat Kohanim, the traditional priestly blessing recited during the morning prayers of Passover at the Kotel Plaza, was held twice ...