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Celebrating Israel’s Independence on Yom Ha’Atzmaut

May 1st 2017

As the sadness of Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) comes to an end, the joyous celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut erupts. Israel declared independence on May 15th, 1948, eight hours before the end of the British Mandate of Palestine was due to expire. This year Yom Ha’Atzmaut is celebrated Monday evening May 1st – Tuesday, May 2nd. […]