Category Archives: Ceremonies & Celebrations

IDF Honors International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, January 27, 2012, the IDF honors the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Designated by the UN General Assembly in 2005, this day marks the liberation of the Nazis’ biggest and deadliest death camp: Auschwitz-Birkenau. In this death camp an estimated 1.6 … Continue reading

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IAF Flyover In Honor of Israel’s 63rd Independence Day

The Israeli Air Force took part in the celebrations surrounding Israel’s 63rd Independence Day, in a flyover which crossed all of Israel from the north to the south and included battle jets, fuel planes and helicopters. The flyover is a … Continue reading

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Farewell Ceremony for IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi

This evening, a farewell ceremony in Tel Aviv was held in honor of Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi who finishes his four year term as the 19th IDF Chief of Staff. The ceremony was attended by the families of fallen IDF … Continue reading

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IDF and COGAT to Make Accommodations for Christian Palestinians During the Christmas Holiday, 18 Dec 2010

In light of the upcoming Christmas Holiday, the IDF and Civil Administration are making a number of goodwill gestures, beginning Sunday December 19th, 2010, for the benefit of the Palestinian population in the Judea and Samaria region. These measures were decided in … Continue reading

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The President’s Award For Excellence on Independence Day, 22 Apr 2010

On Israel’s 62nd Independence Day, 120 soldiers gathered at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem to receive the prestigious President’s Award from Excellence from the Israeli president, Shimon Peres. Watch as the Israeli soldiers share their feelings on Israel and their … Continue reading

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