Yom Haatzma'ut is Israel's Independence Day.
The State of Israel was proclaimed on the fifth of Iyyar, 5708, corresponding to May 14, 1948, and this day is celebrated as Israel Independence Day, also popularly known by its Hebrew name, Yom Haatzma’ut.
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Observing Yom Haatzma'ut
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