Yom Hazikaron

Yom Hazikaron 5784-2024

Yom Hazikaron 5784-2024 Yom Hazikaron was especially difficult this year. Each of our institutions found its own way to honor and perpetuate the memory of the fallen of both past and present – among them 13 OTS alumni and 32

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From Discord and Tragedy to Unity and Strength

From Discord and Tragedy to Unity and Strength “Our response to the deepening fissures in Israeli society must be to double down on building a stronger, more unified society with a sense of shared language and purpose,” declares Rabbi Shay

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Arutz 7 – Refugees Remember the Fallen

Refugees Remember the Fallen A special Yom Hazikaron ceremony was held in the Jewish community of the city of Lodz, Poland, in memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror. Nitzan Kedar, May 4, 2022 As Israel marks Remembrance

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After Death, Holiness is Proclaimed

After Death, Holiness is Proclaimed: Reflections on being in Israel for Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut by Rabbi Kenneth Brander – APRIL 25, 2018 As my plane touches down on the Newark tarmac, I am reflecting upon the events of last

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From Holocaust to Renewal

Israelis embark upon a period of National days after Pesach, beginning with Holocaust Remembrance Day and continuing with Memorial Day and Independence Day one week later. The transition from somber days of personal bereavement and national mourning to the unbridled celebration

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