Yom Hazikoron Day

Yom Hazikoron Day

Yom Hazikoron is a national Israeli day of remembrance for the victims of terrorism in Israel, observed on 24 April in memory of the soldiers who lost their lives defending the country. Yom Hazikron is celebrated on the fourth day of the Hebrew month of Aiyyar, in the month of April or May. On this day, candles are lit in memory of military cemeteries and memorials across the country. On this day people wear black or blue clothes.