Sex Symbols, Generals and Bohemians: A Look at the Tabloid That Captured Israel's Euphoria Between the Wars

In the years between the Six-Day and Yom Kippur wars, this country really let its hair down. The magazine Ha'olam Hazeh was a faithful chronicler of those unfaithful times. Recollections of the last days of Pompeii, Israel-style.

The March 1973 headline in the weekly magazine Ha’olam Hazeh said it all: “Moshe Dayan versus Moshe Dayan: The Battle for the Cologne.” Pictured...