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COVID-19 handling 'failure of Yom Kippur War dimensions'

COVID-19 handling 'failure of Yom Kippur War dimensions'

Former Defense Minister asks why it took almost four months to adopt his exact plan to deal with coronavirus.Mordechai Sones, 28/07/2020 21:23
Covid-19, China and Henry Kissinger

Covid-19, China and Henry Kissinger

He is ready to gamble that his "pragmatic" solution is the correct one and he furthermore demands that we all gamble along with him -- no matter the stakes.  Moshe Phillips, 12/04/2020 18:10
Our Soldiers Speak has chosen the wrong speaker

Our Soldiers Speak has chosen the wrong speaker

Our Soldiers Speak represents the most moral army in the world. They should not be using someone who was willing for Israel to get "bloodied" in the Yom Kippur War, one of his many immoral statements. Moshe Phillips, 11/12/2019 20:14
Grandpa Yitzchak's black beret

Grandpa Yitzchak's black beret

Forty-six years later after he fought in the Yom Kippur War, Grandpa Yitzchak gives his grandson a special present.Michal Abar Hadani, IDF site, 23/10/2019 18:58
Golda Meir letter of condolence to bereaved families discovered

Golda Meir letter of condolence to bereaved families discovered

Golda Meir letter sent to bereaved families on eve of Yom Kippur War discovered.Marcy Oster, JTA, 08/10/2019 07:43
46 years since the Yom Kippur War: A personal look at Israel's losses

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, 08/10/2019 06:05
Chief of Staff: We'll respond powerfully to any attack on Israel

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, 07/10/2019 22:38
The unknown side of Kissinger: His war against Rabin

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, 13/09/2019 09:29
Tefillin from Golan Heights battle given to lone soldier

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, 20/08/2019 11:44
Jason Greenblatt and camouflaging US pressure on Israel

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, 22/07/2019 23:21
Yom Kippur War vet reunited with his savior - 46 years later

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, 11/06/2019 13:27
Head of Military Intelligence: There will be no war

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, 17/09/2018 17:18
'You were a symbol of Israel's revival in its land'

'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, 15/04/2018 20:08
Yom Kippur War veteran: 'The generals sold us out'

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, 26/11/2017 22:00
The reservists who blocked the Syrian tanks and were forgotten

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, 17/10/2017 21:22
Netanyahu apologizes for absence at Yom Kippur memorial

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, 02/10/2017 01:13
Photos of Yom Kippur War on display for first time

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, 14/10/2016 04:46
Did the Soviets deliver nukes to Egypt in 1973?

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, 30/08/2016 02:04
Mourning for the passing of a 'hero of Israel'

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, 13/02/2016 21:10
Sharon Accused of Insubordination, Documents Show

Sharon Accused of Insubordination, Documents Show

42 years after it ended, more information has emerged on the tensions that dogged the IDF during the Yom Kippur War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2015 20:14
Watch: Emotional Meeting on Kibbutz Beit Hashita

Watch: Emotional Meeting on Kibbutz Beit Hashita

Chief Rabbi visits Kibbutz Beit Hashita and meets Hanoch Albleck, singer of legendary 'Unetane Tokef.'Ido Ben Porat, 09/09/2015 18:48
Israel Searching for 22 Missing Soldiers in Egypt

Israel Searching for 22 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, 25/12/2014 16:23
Rabbi Ronski: 'Spirit of Zionism Helped Us'

Rabbi Ronski: 'Spirit of Zionism Helped Us'

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, 15/10/2014 17:03
Golda Meir 'Didn't Understand the Arabs'

Golda Meir 'Didn't Understand the Arabs'

Eli Zeira says Golda Meir's 'nonsense' exacerbated failure, laments 'Israel still doesn't understand the Arabs.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 01/10/2014 13:04
Bereaved Family Outraged After Finding Empty Grave

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, 04/05/2014 08:43
Netanyahu: Keep Up the Pressure on Iran

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, 01/11/2013 03:42
Revealed: Info Withheld from PM before YK War

Revealed: Info Withheld from PM before YK War

Intelligence head admitted to not giving PM Golda Meir intelligence before the Yom Kippur War. ‘We weren’t sure.’Maayana Miskin, 31/10/2013 09:48
Knesset Speaker: ‘Mistaken’ View Led to Oslo

Knesset Speaker: ‘Mistaken’ View Led to Oslo

At a speech marking 40 years since Yom Kippur, Yuli Edelstein says MKs need to engage public more with policy decisions.Maayana Miskin, 15/10/2013 19:11
Israeli Killed Same Day as Brother 40 Years Before

Israeli 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, 11/10/2013 13:56
Forty Years to the Yom Kippur War

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, 03/10/2013 12:10
Israel Remembers 2,673 Fallen in Yom Kippur War

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, 15/09/2013 14:02
Menashe, A Paratrooper in the Yom Kippur War

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, 12/09/2013 23:04
Meir: Tormented by Decision Not to Call Reserves

Meir: Tormented by Decision Not to Call 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, 12/09/2013 20:48
Lieberman Hints Peace Talks could Lead to Disaster

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, 11/09/2013 12:14
'Time to Mark Victory in the Yom Kippur War'

'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, 09/09/2013 10:11
Ex-Commander Warns: Complacency Kills

Ex-Commander Warns: Complacency Kills

Former IDF commander gleans expertise from past wars, warns soldiers to ignore the media when fighting terror.Maayana Miskin, 19/03/2013 18:04
More Archives of Yom Kippur War Inquiry Released

More Archives of Yom Kippur War Inquiry Released

Newly released testimony from the investigation into the Yom Kippur War, reveals CoS Elazar was not given intel warnings.Annie Lubin, 28/10/2012 22:39
Moshe Dayan's Grave Defaced

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, 16/10/2012 09:56
Kol Nidre Ushers in Most Solemn Day of the Year

Kol Nidre Ushers in Most Solemn Day of the Year

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, 25/09/2012 12:42
Yom Kippur War Survivor Ketzaleh Warns of Repeat

Yom Kippur War Survivor Ketzaleh Warns of Repeat

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, 25/09/2012 09:06
1973 War Surprised because Mossad Head was Sleepy?

1973 War Surprised because Mossad Head was Sleepy?

Newly published minutes from the Agranat Committee show Mossad received warning but did not tell Prime Minister.Gil Ronen, 20/09/2012 18:24
Egyptian Anti-Aircraft Missiles Reported in Sinai

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, 20/08/2012 10:16
Was Alon Killed Because He 'Knew Too Much?'

Was Alon 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, 12/10/2011 16:00
Ministers a No-Show at Yom Kippur War Ceremony

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, 09/10/2011 20:45
Ceremonies throughout Israel for Yom Kippur War

Ceremonies throughout Israel for Yom Kippur War

Central ceremony at Military Synagogue at Har Herzl marks 38 years since the war that claimed 2,689 Israeli lives.Gil Ronen, 09/10/2011 20:32
IDF Drills 'Yom Kippur Surprise' in North

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, 06/10/2011 21:25
Brig.-Gen. Aryeh Shalev Dies

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, 03/08/2011 17:58
Shocking Kissinger-Nixon Expose

Shocking Kissinger-Nixon Expose

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 14:01
Miracle Parachute Survival

Miracle Parachute Survival

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, 20/12/2009 20:18