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Entebbe Rescue : Jewish hostages held by Arab terrorists at Entebbe Airport, Uganda, were rescued by Israeli commando units in 1976.
From hijack to rescue, commemorating forty years.
The complex planning, the myriad of emotions; a fascinating behind the scenes account.
The amazing story of the most daring hostage rescue
A short film on the incredible Rescue at Entebbe by Israeli Special Forces commandos of over 100 Jewish hostages taken captive by Arab terrorists at Entebbe Airport in Uganda. For the IDF to mount a successful operation for such a dangerous mission, over ...
The greatest hostage rescue in history
In July 1976, Israel successfully executed the bold Entebbe rescue mission, codenamed “Operation Thunderbolt,” flying thousands of miles over enemy territory to rescue Jewish hostages being held by terrorists in Uganda. Join IDF Commander Sassy Reuven for...
Major General Doron Almog's many years of courageous service in the IDF allow him much to be proud of. But he chooses to focus instead on another passion...one inspired by a severely handicapped child.
One cannot fail to note the extraordinary aspects at both ends of the hijacking. On the one hand, the ease with which the four terrorists hijacked the airbus in Athens, and on the other hand, the extraordinary success of the rescue operation.
1976
Jewish hostages held by Arab terrorists at Entebbe Airport, Uganda, were rescued by Israeli commando units in 1976. Links: More on the Entebbe Rescue
13 Tammuz, 5736 · July 11, 1976
From time to time, G-d grants us the opportunity to observe in this physical world how quality prevails over quantity, how the soul prevails over the body, and how the soul of the world rules over the veil of physical reality.
On the fifth day of the crisis, when all but the Jewish hostages were released, the Israeli government realized that Jews were once again alone in the world. History was repeating itself.
The Rebbe's call to action in wake of anti-Semitic aggression.
Excerpts from a talk by the Rebbe following the raid on Entebbe to free hostages taken during the hijacking of an Air France flight from Tel Aviv in the summer of 1976.
Reflecting years of work on the continent and responding to a Jewish community asking for help
Sternie Super never thought moving to Sub-Saharan Africa was very realistic. Sure, she had dreamed of establishing a Chabad-Lubavitch outpost together with her husband, Rabbi Avromy Super, and moving to some place, near or far, to service the area’s Jewis...
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