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Israel Celebrates 66th Independence Day With Slew of Public Events

Ynet As Israelis headed out to the national parks for the traditional Independence Day barbecue on Tuesday, President Peres marked the country’s 66th year by honoring 120 outstanding soldiers and singing songs, the IDF opened its bases to the public, the IAF held an aerial display across the Israeli sky and contesters from across the world competed at the International Bible Contest.

An honorary IAF aerial display flying over the President’s Residence in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning opened the day’s celebrations. President Shimon Peres and Chief of Staff Benny Gantz then met with 120 outstanding IDF soldiers and officers who will be honored for meaningful service and extraordinary contribution to the IDF and the State of Israel.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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