Yom Hazikaron, or Remembrance Day, is a day dedicated to commemorating the memory of all those who fell in the struggle for the creation and defense of the state of Israel.
It takes place during the 24 hours before the Yom Haatsmout, the day of Israel’s independence.
Monday, April 27, 2020, from 7pm everything will be closed in Israel.
This year, Yom Hazikaron begins on Monday, April 27 (evening) and ends the following evening (Tuesday, April 28)
A siren sounds twice during Yom Hazikaron.
-> Monday April 27 at 8 pm
-> Tuesday, April 28 at 11 am
Any activity, including traffic, ceases immediately. People leave their cars, even in the middle of the highways, and observe a minute of silence in memory of the sacrifice of those who died while defending Israel.
Commemorative ceremonies will take place on Monday, April 27 and will be broadcast on TV channels and on Facebook pages.
This year the ceremonies will take place without an audience …
Ceremony at the Rabbin Square
The “Songs in the Square” performance in memory of the fallen has already become an urban tradition but this year, this ceremony will take place without an audience.
Monday, on the eve of Memorial Day, from 11 p.m. on channel 12, the Mako website and the Facebook page of the Municipality of Tel Aviv.
The event will bring together Ron Huldai, mayor of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and led by Lior Ashkenazi and many artists will pay tribute.