We remember the blood,sweat, and tears of our ancestors who built this land

We remember the fallen soldiers and Israeli civilians who died while protecting and living on this sacred land

We remember the prayers of the Jewish people who prayed in each generation for the rebirth of Israel

We remember the genocide, persecution, and oppression of the Jewish people who died just for being Jewish

We remember the creation of the Kibbutzim, Moshavim, and Halutzim

We remember the many Aliya movements which brought the diaspora back home

We remember the courageous efforts by the Israeli government to bring Jews to the holy land during times of crisis

We remember our ancient homeland when the Jewish people would pray and sacrifice at the holy temple

We remember the various humanitarian efforts by the Israeli people to help countries in need

We remember and we will never forget our past, present, and future history with our holy land

We are the Jewish people and tonight our land will mourn and remember everyone who perished from acts of violence and terrorism. Israel will always remain strong and determined in the face of evil and danger. Following Memorial day, Israel will transition into a day of joy and celebration celebrating its’ 67th year of existence. Israel will never go away and the Israeli people will always remain proud and determined to never leave this land. Israel was recreated not to be destroyed again and become ashes of history but rather to remain a flourishing and proud state with an incredible people determined to live while making the world a better place.