Advertisement Yom Hazikaron far from you now lighting a candle holding you close in silence in stillness looking back remembering in sadness Advertisement battlefields your lives lost… remembering About the Author Sandra Schachter made aliya from Canada in 1968 and lived in Jerusalem for 33 years, where she was a freelance writer and editor, contributing articles and poetry to various publications around the world. She now resides in Montreal. Related Topics Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers Poetry Related Posts Ballad of Jacob Isaacson – أغنية يعقوب ابن إسحاق – הבלדה על יעקוב בן יצחק Benjamin Rubin Waking Up Disrupted Luca M Damiani Sandra Schachter close popup Sign in or Register Email address * Please use the following structure: firstname.lastname@example.org Continue Or Continue with By registering you agree to the terms and conditions Send me The Times of Israel Daily Edition back close popup Register to continue Email address * Change REGISTER Or Continue with back close popup Log in to continue Email address * Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.. Continue back close popup Sign in or Register Email address * Password * Incorrect password. Please try again or choose an option below. Continue I forgot my password / Send me a sign in link Or Continue with close popup Check your email We sent an email to you at . It has a link that will sign you in. Click the link in that email to complete registration so you can comment.