Also known as Mount Memorial – the official national cemetery in Israel, the resting place of the country’s leaders and the location of the Yad VaShem Museum.On Memorial Day for Israel’s Fallen Soldiers, a ceremony takes place on Mount Herzl in the presence of the state’s leaders and thousands of bereaved parents.At the end of Memorial Day, another ceremony is held in which the flag is raised from half mast to full mast as Independence Day is ushered in. In this ceremony, torches are lit to mark the transition from memory to resurrection, with many musical artists taking part in the event.

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