The Memorial Day for Israel's Fallen Soldiers

At this time, as we approach Memorial Day for Israel’s Fallen Soldiers, volunteers from the city’s high schools are distributing memorial candles and Psalms books to the homes of the bereaved families in Netanya, for the elevation of the souls of the fallen soldiers. Included with the memorial candles are letters of support for the families from Mayor Miriam Fierberg Ikar, Chairman of Bet Yad Labanim, Danny Avrahami, and head of the bereaved families association, Raziel Mari.

“This memorial candle,” writes Fierberg in her letter, “serves to symbolize the memory of someone dear to you and us, a fallen soldier”.

Memorial Ceremony for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism, Netanya 5780 (2020)

Monday, April 27, 2020 (3 Iyyar) at 8:00 p.m., broadcast live from Bet Yad Labanim

The program includes:
6:55 p.m. – Presentation about the fallen soldiers
8:00 p.m. – Siren
8:02 p.m. – Ceremony begins

Speakers: Mayor Miriam Feirberg-Ikar, Chairman of Yad Lebanim Netanya Daniel Avrahami
Emcee: Shlomi Rokach
Cantor: Avi Frei
Chapter of Psalms: Chief Rabbi of Netanya, Rabbi Kalman Meir Ber
Song: Idan Amedi
Musical accompaniment: Flautist Heftsiba Zer Aviv and guitarist Rami Yosifov

The ceremony will be interpreted into sign language and be shown with subtitles
The ceremony will be available for public viewing on the municipal Facebook page from the eve of Memorial Day for Israel’s Fallen Soldiers until the eve of Independence Day

Monday, April 27, 2020 (3 Iyyar)

Youth movements ceremony – Will be screened on the Habamah Facebook page, 8:00 p.m.

East Netanya memorial ceremonies – Will be screened on the East Netanya Community Center Facebook page, 8:00 p.m.

Memorial ceremony and placing candles in the Nachum-Dora Square – Will be screened on the Dora Community Center Facebook page, 8:00 p.m.

An evening of song in memory of the fallen – with the participation of the Renaissance Barechov group, the Yam Tichoni youth choir, and representatives from MekoRock – youth writing rock from Jewish sources, will be shown on the Netanya Municipality Facebook page, 9:30 p.m.

You will be able to watch additional community ceremonies, Zoom meetings, and memorial gatherings on the community centers and municipal Facebook pages.

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