7 scenes from the Yom Kippur War home front
On the 40th anniversary of the 1973 war, Haaretz’s archives give us a peek into what was happening on the home front, as Israel found out it was at war.
When the Yom Kippur War broke out on the afternoon of October 6, 1973, Israel’s synagogues were still full of people praying on the most sacred day of the year for Jews, and Israeli media was still not broadcasting because of the holy day. The home front quickly mobilized for war, however, as Israel began battling Egypt in the south and Syria in the north. A look at Haaretz’s coverage...
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