Sermons: Memorial Day

The Silver Platter Upon Which Our Freedom Rests: Thoughts on Yom HaZikaron and Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day, Yom HaZikaron | Rabbi Michael Siegel | May 23, 2020

I experienced Yom HaZikaron only once in the land of Israel, but I never forgot it. Yom HaZikaron is the Israeli version of Memorial Day, a 24-hour period set aside for a nation to remember its fallen soldiers. At 8 p.m., sirens blast throughout the country announcing this most solemn day. The seriousness with which Continue Reading »