Looking Back at the Yom Kippur War Through the Eyes of Diaspora Jews

The outbreak of the Yom Kippur War garnered support for Israel from world Jews, Haaretz's archives show, with many volunteering to enlist in the Israeli army, donating blood and even getting into 'fistfights' in the country's defense.

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On October 7, 1973, tensions were simmering on the streets of New York. It was the day after the Yom Kippur War broke out and on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, members of the extreme right-wing Jewish Defense...