Abraham Rabinovich


In the Trenches, Panic and Disillusionment

By Abraham Rabinovich

In the Trenches, Panic and Disillusionment
Forty years ago, the Yom Kippur War was a moment of reckoning for an Israel flush with victory in the post-1967 years. One general faced that moment and found himself in shock. Hear his story.Read More


Battle for Jerusalem Set Stage for Half-Century of Conflict

By Abraham Rabinovich

Battle for Jerusalem Set Stage for Half-Century of Conflict
Hours after conquering the Temple Mount, Israeli paratroopers argued over giving it back in exchange for peace. On Jerusalem Day 46 years later, we’re still arguing.Read More


Warily, They Conquered East Jerusalem

By Abraham Rabinovich

Warily, They Conquered East Jerusalem
The future of East Jerusalem is one of the thorniest issues in the peace process. But Israel’s leaders never planned on conquering the city’s Arab neighborhoods in the 1967 War.Read More


How a Biographer Repaid One of History’s Debts

By Abraham Rabinovich

In 1997, while scanning the books clamoring for attention in the literary editor’s closet at The Jerusalem Post, Haim Chertok, an occasional reviewer for that paper, noted a festshrift — a collection of commemorative essays — marking the centenary of the birth of an Anglican priest, James Parkes.Read More






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