Israel Issued New Definitive Stamp:In Memory

This stamp is dedicated to the mourning and remembrance that are an inherent part of\"\" Israeli culture – on the collective national level as well as on the individual level. Remembrance is the cornerstone of Israel’s identity and existence. This culture encompasses various sorts of remembrance by the Jewish people and the State of Israel. Holidays are a type of public remembrance, such as Passover, when we are commanded to remember the story of the exodus from Egypt, as are national memorial days, among them Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day and Israeli Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day. These remembrance days also feature memorial sirens marking a moment of silence in memory of the deceased.In Judaism lighting a memorial candle is credited with the ability to further the ascension of the deceased’s soul from this world to the next. This ability is related to the belief that the living help the deceased to find eternal peace in the next world and to ascend to heaven.Technical Details-Issue Date: 07.02.2012,Designer: Zvika Roitman,Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France,Process: Offset,Size: 34.56 mm x 26.1 mm,Values: $0.44

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