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 sundown.  Israel juxtaposes the two days to illustrate the outcome of the IDF’s hard work and sacrifice – the freedom to live in a just and democratic Jewish state.” (Source: Arutz Sheva).

Read more:  Yom HaZikaron, Yom HaAtzmaut Back-to-Back On Purpose



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