He had immediately set the tone. Egypt and Syria were the aggressors, Israel was resisting. And Israel had stood alone – “by its independent effort and sacrifice.”
The Six Day War made identification with Israel intrinsic to Diaspora Jewish identity. Fifty years on, are differences over the West Bank changing the relationship?
Paul Alster joins the paratroopers of Battalion 66, who took part in one of the bloodiest battles of the Six Day War, and hears how the decision to take the Old City was made.
‘The Six Day War is just one of many things that occurred that year’
IDF commanders became my generation’s heroes, but the victory was not only a military one.
Rock & roll didn’t save the world, as I thought it might as a teenager.
The world in the spring of 1967 was very different than the world as it is today.
Many Jews face the fiftieth anniversary of the Six Day War with ambivalence.