Jerusalem Day:
Six Day War: Who Will Fire First?

In June 1967, Israel is isolated, blockaded, and ringed by armies intent on war. Israel chooses to strike first, with astonishing results.

Mordechai Sones,

Israeli soldier gets first aid and drink of water during fighting in Jerusalem
Israeli soldier gets first aid and drink of water during fighting in Jerusalem
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This video was produced as Lesson 2 of Survival of a Nation, a course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute.

For Part 1 (Drumbeats of War) click here.

For Part 3 (The Battle for Jerusalem) click here.

For Part 4 (War on Three Fronts) click here.

For Part 5 (Gains and Losses) click here.

For Part 6 (A Victory Foreseen) click here.

The documentary Six Days in June can be viewed here.

Jerusalem Day this year falls this Saturday night and Sunday, May 13.

Jerusalem, then and not quite yet
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