Israel celebrates 65th Independence Day

Israel celebrates 65th Independence Day [1]

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - In his Independence Day message for Israel's 65th Yom Ha'atzmaut, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu lauded the "one and only Jewish State" by saying "we have built a remarkable country," and, "a bright star of freedom."

"We have a hope for every Jew who wants to make Israel their home," Netanyahu said, and thanked those around the world for their continued support of Israel.

Happy 65th, Israel, and now - enjoy the fireworks displays we've collected from around the country!

Voices Experience Israel [2]Israel - a "vibrant democracy, a bright star of freedom... "The Jewish Agency joins Israel in its 65th Independence Day celebrations
16 Apr 2013 / 6 Iyar 5773
16 Apr 2013 / 6 Iyar 5773 0
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