Raw TV footage from the Canal-crossing of Israeli armored units over the floating bridges to the African continent—Egypt.
The Lubavitcher Rebbe suggested back then that the IDF should have taken Cairo for one day – just to rub their noses in it. We didn’t.
Anyway – the footage here truly represents what that front looked like. Amazing.
Have a good fast and a meaningful Yom Kippur.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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