Daily Archives: 15 September 2013

Anthems of the Yom Kippur War

As I promised in my previous post, here are recordings of the songs that became emblematic anthems of the Yom Kippur War. I quoted from Amotz Asa-el’s Middle Israel column, “The Last War” in the JPost: One, penned by songwriter … Continue reading

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The Yom Kippur War – 40 years on

I was 15 years old and sitting in our London shul (synagogue) when “That War”, as Israelis call it, broke out.  I will never forget how we got to hear about the war. Since it was Yom Kippur no Orthodox … Continue reading

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