A regional Kinus is taking place this week in Lisbon - Cascais, Portugal for Shluchim and Shluchos serving smaller Jewish communities in countries across Europe and Africa.

Diplomats representing countries with large Muslim communities and political personalities, such as the Mayor of Lisbon, also participated in the event.

Victory day commemorates the surrender of Nazi Germany in 1945. The signing of the German Instrument of Surrender happened in the evening on 8 May 1945 after midnight, thus on 9 May Moscow Time.

Israel’s emergency blood reserves to be held in an underground vault to protect it from potential missile, chemical and biological attacks.

In memory of the dead soldiers as well as the Israeli victims of terror.

Today is the Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day, known as Yom HaShoah.