Feb

3 2016

Effects of Yom Kippur War on Israeli Society at 2PM

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue 50 Maple Stream Rd
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Contact Rita Millner
609-351-2092
rrmillner@gmail.com

Dr Itzhak Brook will discuss the historical background of the 1973 Yom Kippur War and its effects on Israeli society, as well as his personal experiences and challenges as a battalion physician in the Sinai. Topics include the physical and psychological traumas soldiers coped with, the effect of religion on them, the cost of war in human life and suffering, and the daily struggle for survival in the war which threatened Israel's existence.