Israel ushers in 66th Independence Day at Mount Herzl torch lighting ceremony

06.05.2014                      06.Iyar.5774                      Tag 21 des Omer, Unabhängigkeitstag

Israel ushers in 66th Independence Day at Mount Herzl torch lighting ceremony

This year the celebration takes on a somewhat different format, as all 14 beacon lighters are women.

Israel was set to transition from Remembrance Day to celebrations of its 66th Independence Day at the annual torch lighting ceremony at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl on Monday evening….