Today, Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and the Victims of Hostilities We commemorate the memory of twenty-three thousand seven hundred forty-one soldiers killed in combat.
From the last memorial day until today, fifty-six more soldiers have been added to the list of fallen soldiers.
At eleven o'clock, a siren will sound for two minutes, and then memorial ceremonies will begin in the military cemeteries throughout the country and in the military battalions
In the military section of Mount Herzl, the State Memorial Ceremony will be held for fallen soldiers of Israel. At one o'clock the ceremony will begin for the victims of the hostilities. The two ceremonies will be held in the presence of the President of the State, the Prime Minister and the Hermetic.
Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and the Victims of Hostilities began with a one-minute siren and a candle-lighting ceremony at the Western Wall plaza.
President Reuven Rivlin said at the ceremony that we continue to bear the debt to the families of missing IDF soldiers and the fallen whose burial place is not known. We will not rest until everyone returns here.
The promise that passes from generation to generation is the promise that the state that we are building for seventy-one years will be a country worthy of our children and grandchildren - strong and secure, full of purpose and steadfastness, yet at the same time just and compassionate, open and laughing,
Ramat Aviv Mayor Aviv Kochavi said at the ceremony that we are committed to remember to teach and educate in light of the values of daring and dedication shown by the fallen. It is not enough to preserve memory but rather to do everything in our power to reduce the number of casualties in both war and routine and in training
"The fallen fell in the service of the people and each one became another brick that strengthened the wall of security and all of them together became the protective wall of the people ... The supreme mission to the sanctity of life is to do everything in our power to reduce the number of casualties in routine and war. , But the improvement of the methods of fighting, and the improvement of our ways in training and routine, are an open will left by the fallen, and we must work to realize it every day. "