Tuesday 24 April 2012: Yom hazikaron - 'singing in the square'
This evening marks the beginning of Yom Hazikaron - the Israeli Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day. There are ceremonies all over the place - the main one in Jerusalem at Mount Herzl.
In Tel Aviv, the main ceremony his on Rabin Square, it combines poems, songs and stories and it is quite moving. Below are a couple of links to songs that were sung:
Leilot levanim (white nights)
Shaar Harachim (Gate of Mercy)
Hakaitz haacharon (the last summer)