Recent Interesting Links - Yom Hazikaron/Yom Ha'atzma'ut Edition
Rav Ovadia Yosef Shlit"a praises the IDF soldiers, according to Kikar w/ video (Hebrew) and Arutz Sheva (English)
Also, the HalachaYomit site, which is associated with Rav Ovadia, has a moving article about Israel's fallen soldiers.
Hamikdash - Almost 6 Million Jews Live in Israel
Arutz Sheva: Chief Rabbi: Torah Study a Better Way to Celebrate National Days
Life in Israel: Chief Rabbinate On Tachanun On Yom HaAtzmaut