IN PICTURES: Israelis celebrate 70 years since Israel’s establishment

Israel’s Independence Day celebrations are well underway across the country. Israel’s 70th Independence Day kicked off yesterday evening with the official state ceremony in Jerusalem. In the pictures below, see how Israelis are marking this special event.
Fireworks in Jerusalem Photo Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash 90

Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem Photo Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash 90
Tel Aviv's Rabin Square Photo Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash 90
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday Photo Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash 90
Netanyahu at last night's ceremony Photo Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash 90
Israelis in Tel Aviv Photo Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash 90


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