Gantz: We mark the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 14, 2013 20:34

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz spoke at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Western Wall on Sunday evening.

During Gantz's speech, he noted that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War of 1973."40 years later, we remember the Yom Kippur War," he said, "and we remember that the sirens went off, and men praying across the country were pulled away from Synagogues to go off and fight."



"40 years later, and we still need all of our youth to draft in to the army and to stand shoulder to shoulder...it is now tied in to the identity of our nation," Gantz continued.

He added that the IDF of today is ready for any challenges it will face, "with my knowledge of the soldiers, commanders and career officers serving in the IDF...I can confidently say that there is no peak we cannot reach."

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
February 19, 2019
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to step down in March - official

By REUTERS