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Posts Tagged: Yom Kippur War

October 11, 2016 2:30 pm

Report: Listening to Declassified Walkie-Talkie Tapes From Yom Kippur War, Netanyahu ‘Yearns for One More Sentence, One More Word’ From Late Brother Yoni

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heard for the first time on Monday declassified recordings of his late older brother Yoni from the Yom Kippur War...

September 25, 2015 6:57 am

Israeli Defense Minister: ‘Woe to Us If We Do Not Internalize the Lessons of the Yom Kippur War’

In a ceremony held at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl Military Cemetery on Monday to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, Israeli's defense minister said that...

September 22, 2015 5:48 pm

Yom Kippur War Veterans Say IDF Is Better Prepared Now - Forty-two years after the 1973 Yom Kippur War, only a handful of officers who served then remain in the Israel Defense Forces. Several of...

May 15, 2015 1:14 pm

What I Owe Jerusalem

I arrived in Jerusalem from New York in July 1977, 10 years after the Six-Day War, and three weeks after Menachem Begin took office as...

December 25, 2014 10:31 am

Report: Israeli Delegation in Cairo Search for Bodies of 22 Missing Soldiers

Jerusalem Post - An Israeli delegation arrived in Cairo early Thursday morning in an attempt to find the remains of 22 soldiers who went missing...

October 3, 2014 7:43 am

Why Do We Fast on Yom Kippur, and Who Shouldn’t? - Herut Shitrid vividly recalls the first Yom Kippur she fasted. She was only 10, but somehow she was able to make it through...

August 11, 2014 6:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE: How Richard Nixon Helped Save Israel (EXCERPT)

Editor's note; In connection with the 40th Anniversary of the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, Roger Stone is releasing his second book, Nixon's...

August 5, 2014 1:54 pm

How Israel Prevented a Rosh Hashanah War

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the two holiest days on the Jewish calendar, will now forever be linked as the two most crucial moments in...

July 25, 2014 1:14 am

Hamas and the Joy of Destruction

We all know about suicide bombers, who kill themselves in order to kill others. The Boston Marathon bombers were one of many recent examples. But...

January 13, 2014 10:18 am

Full Transcript: Eulogy by IDF Chief Benny Gantz for Former Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon

Below is the full transcript of remarks made by IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benjamin Gantz at the memorial service for former Prime...

January 11, 2014 6:47 pm

Ariel Sharon: The End of the Romance (OBITUARY)

Ariel Sharon was really two men: a brave and inventive army field commander turned politician who was unflappable in war and unscrupulous in peace. Ariel Sharon...

November 1, 2013 10:11 am

Declassified Document: Israel Could Have Predicted Yom Kippur War - Newly declassified documents from the hearings of the Agranat Commission, which was formed after the 1973 Yom Kippur War to investigate Israel's...

October 24, 2013 7:59 pm

Akiva’s Helmet: Leaving No Soldier Behind

A few weeks ago, my wife Didi undertook a major project: the long overdue clean up of our building's storage room. As she waded through piles...

October 11, 2013 3:21 pm

IDF Reserve Colonel Murdered in Jordan Valley Killed 40 Years to the Day His Brother Died in Yom Kippur War

In a tragic twist, the Israel Defense Forces reserve colonel killed Thursday in the Jordan Valley village of B'rosh Habika lost his life 40...


What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’ – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...


Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...


Looking to Increase Israeli Ventures, India Bids for Offshore Exploration R... - A consortium of Indian companies has applied for an Israeli Energy Ministry tender for offshore exploration licenses, signaling another...


Israel Intercepts Massive Gaza-Bound Explosives Shipment - Israel prevented a shipment containing several tons of explosives from reaching the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Defense Ministry revealed on Wednesday. The shipment was intercepted at the Kerem Shalom border...

Middle East

Iran Says Its Ready to Help Rebuild Syria, Hezbollah Will Not Disarm

Iran's Revolutionary Guards are ready to help rebuild Syria and bring about a lasting "ceasefire" there, chief commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said, adding that disarming Lebanon's Hezbollah is out of...