Remembering Israel’s Fallen Throughout The Years

Remembering Israel’s Fallen Throughout The Years

These photos offer a glimpse into Remembrance Day in Israel since the 1950s.

Miriam is a writer, editor and the head of everything web at The Jewish Media Group.

Yom Hazikaron, or Israel's Remembrance Day, collectively commemorates all the men and women who lost their lives defending Israel.

It’s a day to recall and honor the memory of the 23,320 people who fell in active military duty since 1860, as well as Israel’s terror victims. Since Remembrance Day last year over 110 members of the IDF, police and security forces, and other organizations have fallen during service. In Israel a siren is sounded and ceremonies are held throughout the throughout the country every year on this day.

Here is a collection of images of Israelis marking memorial day throughout the years.

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