5 Memorial Day Traditions From Around the World

From The Darkness Into The Light

Memorial Day, or a day of remembrance, is a holiday that’s held in solemn honor throughout the world. It’s a day set aside to honor those who have given their lives for their country and the causes of that country. However, it’s largely considered an American holiday, though many countries around the world honor the military service of its compatriots. Generally, Memorial Day is considered a day to decorate, honor, and preserve the memories of those who have died in military service.

Israel – Yom Hazikaron

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Yom Hazirkaron is generally celebrated in mid-April to honor those who lost their lives in the struggle of the establishment of the state of Israel. Starkly different from other Memorial Day traditions, during Yom Hazikaron, everything in Israel is closed for 24 hours and a siren wails twice throughout the country. During this time, the entire country stands…

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