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Yom HaZikaron (Jewish)

April 14

Yom HaZikaron is Israel’s Memorial Day, observed both in Israel and in many Jewish communities around the world. A day to remember and honor soldiers who lost their lives fighting in the War of Independence and subsequent battles. It is also a day to remember civilian victims of terrorism.

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Commonly observed by synagogue attendance, family or community gatherings. In Israel, at 12 noon sirens are sounded and the whole country, even cars on highways, will stop for a commemorative moment.


April 14
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Golden Rule

"That which you do not wish for yourself you shall not wish for your neighbor. This is the whole law; the rest is only commentary."

- Talmud Shabbat 31a