The Yom Kippur War: When Israel Almost Fell

In the first part of a two-part series on Israel’s Yom Kippur War, we delve into the various elements of this turbulent period in Israeli history. 

The video comes with a 5-part educational guide (includes REVIEW, DISCUSSION, ACTIVITIES, REFLECTION, FURTHER LEARNING) that can be viewed online and/or downloaded as a PDF, along with a Kahoot game. 

This is part of a series titled History of Israel Explained.

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What factors led up to the war? Which countries were involved? How was Israel caught so off-guard? This video unpacks the events surrounding the war and how Israel responded to them.

Use this video and prompts to discuss this major event in Israeli history, and be sure to follow with part 2!

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