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Yom Kippur War

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Yom Kippur War: the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, fought from October 6 to October 26, 1973 between Israel and a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria.
The strategic and spiritual fronts that preceded the Yom Kippur War
As millions prayed in synagogues, the Egyptian and Syrian armies surprised the Israelis with attacks on two fronts. But one person in Brooklyn was preparing for months already...
"In these days of confusion the Rebbe's statesmanship and strategic vision are a wellspring of living waters."
1313 BCE
The day after Moses’ descent from Mount Sinai on Yom Kippur, he gathered the nation of Israel and instructed them to construct a Mishkan so that G‑d’s presence would dwell among them. The Jews eagerly brought all of the necessary materials, exceeding what...
1313 BCE
The day after Moses’ descent from Mount Sinai on Yom Kippur, his father-in-law Jethro encountered him attempting to singlehandedly judge the Jewish nation. This prompted him to offer advice: You will surely wear yourself out…for the matter is too heavy fo...
1973
A coalition of Arab forces led by Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack against Israel in what became known as the Yom Kippur War. Although Israel suffered tremendous casualties, the war ultimately resulted in a miraculous Israeli victory. Link: Isra...
Mr. Yisroel Katzover is senior military correspondent who covered the IDF for numerous Israeli newspapers and media channels. (year 1970)
Mr. Nash Kestenbaum, president of the National Council of Young Israel at the time of the Yom Kippur War, was instrumental in securing the Nixon Administration’s weapons airlift to Israel. His son, Dovid Kestenbaum, recalls his father’s interactions with ...
During the Yom Kippur War, Reb Efraim Mol was stationed at Israel’s southern border with Sinai, when intelligence came in about a possible imminent chemical attack by the Egyptians. Ordered to shave his beard in preparation to don a gask mask, Efraim conv...
In 1973, at the time the Yom Kippur War broke out, Mr. Aryeh Morgenstern was director of the Torah Department of the World Zionist Organization in the United States.
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