The October War

The Essay, Autumn 1973 Episode 2 of 5

What is the difference between "personal history" and the "history of your time"? In this series for The Essay, author and broadcaster Michael Goldfarb looks back four decades to the dramatic events of Autumn 1973, a historical turning point for him, his generation and much of the world

Michael Goldfarb digs into the deeper meaning of the October War between Israel and its Arab neighbours and the changes it wrought in Israeli identity, Arab unity and his own sense of Jewishness.


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