And it happened because Israeli leaders waited for permission from D.C. to go to war.
On Yom Kippur, October 6, 1973, while Jews around the world were praying for God to redeem their souls, the still young State of Israel went through a trial of fire which it came very close to losing.
“I’ve published this evening a classified memo documenting the meeting, made by a senior Israeli official present in the room,” Eyal wrote.
The revolution that occurred was one in the way Jews from all over the world viewed Zionism and the State of Israel and their nexus with Jews and Judaism.
The 1973 Yom Kippur War witnessed some of the heaviest fighting in Israel’s history. On the Golan Heights, a mysterious wind suddenly appeared to help IDF soldiers get through a field covered with land mines.
During the 1973 Yom Kippur War, IDF soldiers fought ferocious battles against largely Syrian and Egyptian attackers. Effie Eitam was leading a routine reconnaissance patrol on the Golan Heights when his unit was ambushed. Involved in the some of the heaviest fighting of the war, none of Eitam’s unit’s members were either killed or wounded.
Israel downs Syrian warplane that reportedly entered Israeli airspace, as red alert sirens sounded in the Golan for the second time in two days.
The soldier, Yitzhak Dreksler, passed away on Saturday afternoon following medical complications directly relating back to the injuries he suffered in battle.
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‘The State of Israel will not allow the development of capabilities that threaten its very existence,’ said Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot.