In celebration of Memorial Day, we look back on a Jewish hero of World War I.
Bar Refaeli was criticized for memorializing Israeli soldiers online when she ducked out of the army to be a model.
There are many Palestinians and Israelis willing to come together for peace — if only the Israeli government will let them.
Bereavement and bravery loom large in Israel’s memory this time of year as we remember the Holocaust and honor the fallen on Memorial Day.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel will recognize its 23,477 fallen soldiers, as well as civilian victims of terror, with the start of Yom Hazikaron, or Memorial Day. The official number of soldiers, police and other security officials who have died since 1860 while defending Israel or prestate Israel was released Tuesday by the Defense Ministry. The…
Among the 650 black tie civilians, admirals, generals, officers and enlisted personnel aboard the hangar deck of the USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for the May 21 “Salute to Freedom” 24th Gala were event co-chair Bruce Mosler of Cushman & Wakefield, Fisher Brothers chairman emeritus Arnold Fisher, Howard Lutnick of Cantor Fitzgerald, and Jack Jacobs, (US ARMY Retired) the only living Jewish recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
With Memorial Day coinciding with Shavuot Yizkor observances, the Jewish Chaplains Council is calling on synagogues to mark the occasion by paying tribute to Jews who have fallen in the line of duty.
Lyrics from Bob Dylan’s 1963 anti-war anthem ‘Masters of War’ caused an uproar when they were recited as part of a Haifa school’s Memorial Day ceremony.
Last week we rounded up the best kosher hot dogs in America. But, not everyone was happy with the list. One reader speaks up for Chicago’s Romanian.
Sometimes you have to stand back a bit to observe how history is unfolding before your eyes. Sometimes backing away brings you even closer.