Tag Archives: Israel Independence Day

The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel

Today, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations is celebrating 67 years of the special relationship between the United States and Israel, partners in democracy, their people bound by common interests and values. They are sponsoring a full-page reproduction … Continue reading

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66 is Special Number for Israel

David Harris is the AJC Executive Director. “For many nations, a 66th birthday may not generate much excitement. But if the country happens to be Israel, which celebrates its birthday this week, it’s another story. Israel has the dubious distinction … Continue reading

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Israel Independence Day – Yom Haatzmaut 2014

Israel Independence Day is May 6, 2014 (beginning sundown May 5th). May 5, 2014:  “Israel transitioned from sadness to joy Monday, marking the yearly switch from Memorial Day to Independence Day at the traditional ceremony at Har Herzl just after … Continue reading

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