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Yom Kippur War

  • Some 2 Million Go to the Polls in Most Crucial, Hotly Contested Election

    Israelis will go to the polls tomorrow to elect their eighth Knesset in what, it is generally conceded by all, parties, will be the closest and most crucial election in the nation’s 25 year history. There are 2,040,000 eligible voters and despite polls showing large numbers to be still undecided on election eve, the turn-out… More ▸

  • Report Egypt, Syria May Use Chemical Warfare in Next Round of Fighting

    Israeli forces, placed on a high state of alert, are bracing for a possible renewal of all-out fighting, including chemical warfare, on the Syrian and Egyptian fronts, it was learned today. The alert was ordered as shooting incidents mounted in frequency and intensity, particularly on the Egyptian front over the week-end. Israeli soldiers have been… More ▸

  • News Briefs

    The Netherlands has been chosen as the site for the tenth World Jewish Congress as a token of Jewish gratitude for the Netherlands friendly attitude toward Israel during the Yom Kippur War. The Dutch representative to JWC, issue Zadoks, said the decision was made after consolations with Premier, Johan den Uy1, Queen Juliana’s private secretary,… More ▸

  • News Brief

    WQXR, the radio station of The New York Times, will welcome 1974 on Sunday at 1:30p.m., with joyous selections of Jewish liturgical music, Paul Kwartin, host, said that his WQXR program, “On Wings of Song ” will open symbolically the “Golden Gates of Joy,” an oratorio for soloists, choir and orchestra, by Issachar Miron to… More ▸

  • Dayan Battling for Political Life

    With only five days left for campaigning before the Knesset elections, Defense Minister Moshe Dayan is battling for his political life. He is speaking more frequently and getting more media coverage than other Cabinet ministers and in his speeches he is stressing areas where his expertise is undisputed–military matters and security. Addressing a Labor Party… More ▸