The IDF should have been prepared for an attack. It wasn’t.
From Mount Sinai to the Yom Kippur War.
Singing at the frontlines.
He was not Bob Hope on a USO tour.
A new book by Matti Friedman traces Cohen’s strange first trip to the Holy Land.
The tank is iron, but the man is steel.
A moveable festival.
Instead, they kiss and make up.
And devoted himself to reviving forgotten Jewish music.
Vale of Tears.
The boats of Cherbourg.
Remembering the “October War.”
But to no avail.
To Margaret Thatcher, it was both dishonorable and imprudent.