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Yom Kippur War
The IDF must update its combat doctrine
The author of the report, outgoing IDF Ombudsman Maj. Gen. Yitzhak Brik, hails from the 1973 Yom Kippur War generation, which is still convinced that the IDF’s losses stemmed from an intelligence failure and because the emergency warehouses weren’t prepared for war.
Golda Meir, Iron lady of the Zionist movement
Today, 45 years later, it should be remembered that there was once a sane left. There were great women on the left; there was love for Judaism, for the Jewish people and for Eretz Israel.
Yom Kippur War
Pilot Giora Epstein, 1973: ‘Then I was told, the Egyptian and Syrian air forces are on the way … ’
Brig.-Gen (ret.) Giora Epstein, the Israeli Air Force combat pilot who shot down more enemy aircraft than any other pilot since World War II, tells JNS about his battles with the Egyptian air force in the Yom Kippur War.
Yom Kippur War: The forgotten victory
Few of Israel’s wars have culminated in such resounding, convincing triumph—not to mention the vast strategic consequences for the country’s future.
Soldier originally injured in 1973 Yom Kippur War succumbs to wounds prior to Israel’s Memorial Day
Yitzhak Dreksler passed away following complications that were a direct result of injuries sustained during battle, after a lifetime seeking commemoration of fallen haredi soldiers.