“I never had any idea there was any interest in these pictures,” Fendrich said. “All the pictures were headed to a garbage can.”
The Yom Kippur War still teaches a vital lesson 44 years later.
As an Israeli who fought at the age of 19 in 1973 Yom Kippur War and spent 35 years as a soldier and commander of the Israel Defense Forces, I have learned many lessons over the course of my lifetime about the price of war and the limits of what it can achieve.
The family of an Israeli soldier killed in the Yom Kippur War discovered an empty grave after illegally exhuming the burial site.
Amid the outpouring of tributes to Ariel Sharon, a few offer unexpected insights — some into the life and character of Sharon, others into the character of the writers, says J.J. Goldberg.
Oil traders razor-focused on signs of escalating violence in the Middle East were jolted on Thursday by a Twitter posting from the Israeli military that, at first glance, suggested they had just bombed Syrian airports.
An Israeli former official said that Moshe Dayan had urged Golda Meir to prepare to launch a nuclear strike during the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
The BBC has changed its characterization of Syria and Egypt’s 1973 attack against Israel as being “preemptive.”
Before the Yom Kippur War, Yossi Beilin had blind faith in Israel’s leaders and in God. He emerged from the war utterly changed.
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.