46 years since the Yom Kippur War: A personal look at Israel's losses

A moving book brings home the loss of Israel's finest young men and women in wars brought about by mindless Arab hatred. Moshe Phillips, 10/8/2019, 6:05 AM

Chief of Staff: We'll respond powerfully to any attack on Israel

Aviv Kochavi speaks at Paratroopers' Brigade ceremony: 'We need to be prepared and relevant to challenges, present and future.'Mordechai Sones, 10/7/2019, 10:38 PM

The unknown side of Kissinger: His war against Rabin

The real reason the Jewish Leadership Conference decision for Kissinger to be their featured conference speaker in November is a grave mistake. Moshe Phillips, 9/13/2019, 9:29 AM

Tefillin from Golan Heights battle given to lone soldier

Family of slain IDF soldier Benny Hanani, who fell in the Yom Kippur War, donate his tefillin to a lone soldier who immigrated to israel.Hezki Baruch, 8/20/2019, 11:44 AM

Jason Greenblatt and camouflaging US pressure on Israel

Jason Greenblatt's tweet in response to my op-ed ignores the fact that all too often, Israel’s leaders have quietly surrendered to U.S. pressure—but not because they wanted to. Moshe Phillips, 7/22/2019, 11:21 PM

Yom Kippur War vet reunited with his savior - 46 years later

46 years later, Yom Kippur War veteran reunited with man who saved his life.i24NEWS, 6/11/2019, 1:27 PM

Head of Military Intelligence: There will be no war

IDF releases minutes of General Staff meetings from day before Yom Kippur War, where assessment no war would happen was made.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 5:18 PM

'You were a symbol of Israel's revival in its land'

Yitzhak Drexler, one of the Yom Kippur War's last casualties, died Saturday in hospital. Hundreds accompany him on his last journey.Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2018, 8:08 PM

Yom Kippur War veteran: 'The generals sold us out'

Yom Kippur War fighter tells of painful war experiences and discourse between generals he says reveaed secret plan that preceded war.Shimon Cohen & Mordechai Sones, 11/26/2017, 10:00 PM

The reservists who blocked the Syrian tanks and were forgotten

With nine tanks, battalion commander in 9th Brigade attacked hundreds of Syrian tanks, but heroic campaign was forgotten.Shimon Cohen & Mordechai Sones, 10/17/2017, 9:22 PM

Netanyahu apologizes for absence at Yom Kippur memorial

Prime Minister apologizes after no Cabinet member attends memorial ceremony for victims of Yom Kippur War.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2017, 1:13 AM

Rare photos of Yom Kippur War on display for first time

Many photographs of the 1973 war have just been released to the public and are being transferred to Israel’s national library in Jerusalem.ILTV, 10/14/2016, 4:46 AM

Did the Soviets deliver nukes to Egypt in 1973?

United States went on high alert in October 1973 because of intelligence indicating that the Soviet Union was delivering nukes to Egypt.JTA, 8/30/2016, 2:04 AM

Mourning for the passing of a 'hero of Israel'

Yanush Ben-Gal, Yom Kippur War hero who led troops to gates of Damascus and termed Arab Israelis a 'cancer,' passes at age of 80.Uzi Baruch, 2/13/2016, 9:10 PM

Ariel Sharon Accused of Insubordination During Yom Kippur War

42 years after it ended, more information has emerged on the tensions that dogged the IDF during the Yom Kippur War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 8:14 PM

Watch: An Emotional Meeting on Kibbutz Beit Hashita

Chief Rabbi visits Kibbutz Beit Hashita and meets Hanoch Albleck, singer of legendary 'Unetane Tokef.'Ido Ben Porat, 9/9/2015, 6:48 PM

Israeli Team Searching for Remains of Missing Soldiers in Egypt

Egyptian media reports first such Israeli delegation for four years; comes a day after Israel hands bodies of Har Nof terrorists for burial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2014, 4:23 PM

Rabbi Ronski: 'Spirit of Zionism...Helped Us Find Strength'

Rabbi Ronski reminisces about Yom Kippur War: 'We did not dance on Simchat Torah but kept mitzvah of keeping Jews in their land.'Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 10/15/2014, 5:03 PM

Former IDF Intel Head Sheds New Light on Yom Kippur War Failures

Eli Zeira says Golda Meir's 'nonsense' exacerbated failure, laments 'Israel still doesn't understand the Arabs.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/1/2014, 1:04 PM

Bereaved Family Outraged After Finding Empty Grave

Family of soldier killed in Yom Kippur War illegally opens their son's grave - and find it is empty.Orly Harari, 5/4/2014, 8:43 AM

Netanyahu: Keep Up the Pressure on Iran

The only way to get Iran to abandon its nuclear program is to maintain the pressure on it, says Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 11/1/2013, 3:42 AM

Revealed: Info Withheld from PM before Yom Kippur War

Intelligence head admitted to not giving PM Golda Meir intelligence before the Yom Kippur War. ‘We weren’t sure.’Maayana Miskin, 10/31/2013, 9:48 AM

Knesset Speaker: ‘Mistaken’ View Led to Oslo, Disengagement

At a speech marking 40 years since Yom Kippur, Yuli Edelstein says MKs need to engage public more with policy decisions.Maayana Miskin, 10/15/2013, 7:11 PM

Terror Victim Killed Same Day as Brother 40 Years Before

Colonel (res.) Sariya Opher was killed in his Jordan Valley home the same day as his fighter pilot brother 40 years ago.Adam Ross, 10/11/2013, 1:56 PM

Forty Years to the Yom Kippur War

The military victory in 1973 was marred by pain over casualties and disappointment with the country’s leadership. We learned that we need close strategic coordination with Washington, Israel’s enemies learned that they cannot destroy us by force.Prof. Efraim Inbar, 10/3/2013, 12:10 PM

Israel Remembers 2,673 Fallen in Yom Kippur War

Memorial held for those who died in battle 40 years ago protecting Israel from joint Egyptian-Syrian invasion.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 2:02 PM

Menashe, A Paratrooper in the Yom Kippur War

Many of us lost dear friends and relatives in the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Memorial to a friend.Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 9/12/2013, 11:04 PM

Golda Meir: Tormented by Decision Not to Call Up Reserves

Revealing archives released 40 years on tell how Golda Meir felt in the hours leading up to and after the Yom Kippur War.Adam Ross, 9/12/2013, 8:48 PM

Lieberman Hints Peace Talks could Lead to Disaster

Both Yom Kippur failures and ill-fated 1993 Oslo accords illustrate the danger of preconceived notions, he says.Gil Ronen, 9/11/2013, 12:14 PM

'40 Years on, It's Time to Mark Victory in the Yom Kippur War'

As Israel approaches 40 years since the Yom Kippur War, Lt Col. (Res) Avi Gur says it's time to embrace the military victory.Adam Ross, 9/9/2013, 10:11 AM

Ex-Commander Warns: Complacency Kills

Former IDF commander gleans expertise from past wars, warns soldiers to ignore the media when fighting terror.Maayana Miskin, 3/19/2013, 6:04 PM

New Testimony from Yom Kippur War Investigation Released

Newly released testimony from the investigation into the Yom Kippur War, reveals CoS Elazar was not given intel warnings.Annie Lubin, 10/28/2012, 10:39 PM

Moshe Dayan's Grave Defaced

Vandals wrote that they were acting "in the name of the fallen" who were killed in Yom Kippur war.Gil Ronen, 10/16/2012, 9:56 AM

Kol Nidre Ushers in Yom Kippur Fast: Reflection and Atonement

The most solemn day of the year begins Tuesday eve. A time to pray, to think about who we are and where we are going. Chatima Tova.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2012, 12:42 PM

Yom Kippur War Survivor Ketzaleh: Israel Blind to Egypt

MK “Ketzaleh,” nearly given up for dead in the Yom Kippur War, warns the government is blind to the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood threat. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/25/2012, 9:06 AM

1973 War Surprised Israel because Mossad Chief was Sleepy?

Newly published minutes from the Agranat Committee show Mossad received warning but did not tell Prime Minister.Gil Ronen, 9/20/2012, 6:24 PM

Egyptian Anti-Aircraft Missiles Reported in Sinai

Anti-aircraft missiles can only be intended for Israel's jets, because Sinai terrorists don't have aircraft.Gil Ronen, 8/20/2012, 10:16 AM

Was Israeli Attache Killed Because He 'Knew Too Much?'

The unsolved murder of an Israeli attache is the subject of conjecture that he knew about the impending Yom Kippur War. David Lev, 10/12/2011, 4:00 PM

Ministers a No-Show at Yom Kippur War Ceremony

Ministers cite Trajtenberg debate as reason for not attending. Head of memorial organization: "Shameful and disgraceful."Gil Ronen, 10/9/2011, 8:45 PM

Ceremonies throughout Israel for Yom Kippur War Dead

Central ceremony at Military Synagogue at Har Herzl marks 38 years since the war that claimed 2,689 Israeli lives.Gil Ronen, 10/9/2011, 8:32 PM

IDF Drills 'Yom Kippur Surprise' in North

Two entire reservist brigades were called up by surprise to test readiness. 38 years ago, it was not a drill.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2011, 9:25 PM

Brig.-Gen. Aryeh Shalev Dies

Shalev was in charge of research in Military Intelligence during War of Attrition and Yom Kippur War. The latter caused his dismissal.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2011, 5:58 PM

Shocking Nixon-Kissinger Tapes: ‘So What if Soviets Gas Jews’

Newly-released Nixon library tapes shock US: Kissinger told Nixon, “Putting Jews in Soviet gas chambers would not be an American concern." Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/12/2010, 2:01 PM

Yom Kippur War’s Miracle Parachute Survival Story

Benny Ben-Dror parachuted from a helicopter blast in the Yom Kippur War and miraculously survived. His story was secret from the public until now.Arnon Ben-Dror and IsraelNN Staff, 12/20/2009, 8:18 PM