The total number of soldiers and security personnel who fell since the War of Independence is 20,424.
The total, including those who fell in the struggle for the State before 1948 is 22,867.
This number includes disabled IDF veterans who later died from their wounds and non-IDF personnel who fell in the line of duty.
183 soldiers were killed since last Yom Hazikaron - 5771.
On This Day, We Honor The Memory of the Young Men & Women Who Gave Their Lives For The Creation And Security of The Jewish State.
Names and faces, of some of the young Israeli soldiers that fell in the last war in Lebanon, z"l http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2XkzTPhQvo&feature=related
SHIR LAMAALOT, images of operation cast lead in Gaza Strip (2008-2009) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aR_ux9Z90A&feature=related
DON'T MISS the celebrations of Yom haAtzmaut in our community. Tonight, Monday, May 9th, at 7:30 PM in YMJC (130 Steamboat Road).
See our program here: http://www.kanissanews.com/yomhaatzmaut63.pdf
A VERY SPECIAL HATIKVA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syUSmEbGLs4&feature=related
Rabbi Yosef Bitton. YMJC | 130 Steamboat Rd. | Great Neck | NY | 11024