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May the Lord Make You My Atonement: Yom Kippur in the Ethnographic Accounts on the Jews

Yaacov Deutsch

in Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the descriptions of a single festival—Yom Kippur. Out of all the possible holidays, Yom Kippur has been chosen for several reasons. To begin with, it comes up more often than ... More


Mysterium Tremendum The Varieties of Religious Experience in Hebrew Modernism

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the modernist articulations of religiosity and a quest for religious experience in modernist Hebrew writings, examinesing the religious theme of Yom Kippur (the Day of ... More


Ground Forces in the Defensive Battle

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

While in London, the head of Mossad was told on the evening of October 5 that war would erupt the next day at 18:00, but the field units in Sinai and the Golan Heights were not informed. Confusion ... More


Against Expectations

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

The Yom Kippur War started with a surprise attack on Israel by Egyptian and Syrian military forces. The Israeli government was caught off-guard, since it imposed a ceasefire in the Suez Canal without ... More


Initial Blunders

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The units of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) that were hurled into the fighting bore the brunt of the initial blunders that affected the entire campaign. Errors were made at all levels. On the ... More


Passover and the Holiday Cycle

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Because Frieden was concerned with recording for future generations as much as possible about his early life, in this chapter he recalls the holiday celebrations of his youth. In doing so, he ... More


TRADOC Commander: The Army’s Road Back

Henry G. Gole

in General William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125008
eISBN:
9780813135168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125008.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

Three weeks before DePuy assumed command of the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and four months before the Yom Kippur War started, DePuy asserted to several infantry trainers that the previous ... More


What Is Atonement?: Yom Kippur

David Greenstein

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0056
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter critiques the traditional reading of Yom Kippur during the annual Day of Atonement—a time of Divine forgiveness, purification, and reconciliation. This way of reading does not include ... More


At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Jacob Even and Simcha B. Maoz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Yom Kippur War, also known as the Ramadan War or the October War, was fought by Israel against a coalition of Arab nations, led by Syria and Egypt. The war lasted nineteen days, with the pivotal ... More


1967 to 1973: The Miracle of Conquest and the Test of Yom Kippur

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

It was only after the extraordinary victory of the 1967 War that most religious Zionists acknowledged what they considered to be the truly messianic, redemptive nature of Zionism. Military success ... More


Religion, Thought and Education

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0021
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores David R. Blumenthal's protest theology in Facing the Abusing God: A Theology of Protest. Blumenthal poses a question in this book which veritably hurls at Jewish theology: Must ... More


Yom Kippur War

Dina Rezk

in The Arab World and Western Intelligence: Analysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698912
eISBN:
9781474435253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698912.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Yom Kippur War was a critical game changer in the Arab-Israeli conflict and the politics of the Middle East. Henry Kissinger famously explained the ‘intelligence failure’ of Yom Kippur thus: ‘Our ... More


The Third Dyad: Intelligence Failure and Success in the War of Yom Kippur

Uri Bar-Joseph and Rose McDermott

in Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199341733
eISBN:
9780190677008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341733.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The War of Yom Kippur (October 6–24, 1973) between Israel, Egypt, and Syria was the most intensive and complicated short war in the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. It started with a sudden ... More


Jonah, Nineveh, the Great Fish, and God: Jews Ponder the Story

Robert C. Gregg

in Shared Stories, Rival Tellings: Early Encounters of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231491
eISBN:
9780190231521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231491.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

From first to last verse of Jonah, the prophet is resentful of the mission that God has commanded for him, and especially angry when the Ninevites, whose destruction he had proclaimed, repented and ... More


Israel

Or Rabinowitz

in Bargaining on Nuclear Tests: Washington and its Cold War Deals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198702931
eISBN:
9780191772412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702931.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter is dedicated to Israel and its political thinking about nuclear tests and their utility. Primary sources are used to explore how intelligence agencies and governments viewed and assessed ... More


The Order and the Division: From Call-Up to Assembly

General Jacob Even and Colonel Simcha B. Maoz

in At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Yom Kippur War began on Yom Kippur, the highest holy day in Judaism, in 1973. Since the Israeli army was made up of reserve units, the Egyptian army attacked on the holiday, believing the timing ... More


“Better Is the End of a Thing Than the Beginning Thereof” (Eccles. 7:8)

General Jacob Even and Colonel Simcha B. Maoz

in At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Even and Maoz note that by its nature, war is waged to achieve goals, and as such, there is a continuum of victory to defeat rather than a win/lose dichotomy. They discuss the varied aims Israel had ... More


 Beit El Practice

Pinchas Giller

in Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Beit El thought and practice eschews “classical” Jewish mysticism in favor of a worldview entirely based on Lurianic Kabbalah. In some cases, Beit El kabbalists are at a loss when non‐Lurianic ... More


The Old Radical Right

Ami Pedahzur

in The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the ideology, trajectory, predicaments, and eventual decline of the old radical Right. It discusses the rebirth of territorial nativism; Rabbi Kook’s followers, the Allon Plan; ... More


Introduction

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1967 and 1973 Israel's leadership believed that its military strength would deter the Arabs from launching a war to recapture the Golan Heights and Sinai. High-level discussions were held on ... More


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