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Why were Yom Kippur and Egyptians in war?
Yom Kippur is a holiday. It was not "at war" with anyone. Egyptians invaded Israel on the day of Yom Kippur in an attempt to regain the lands that they had embarrassingly lost to Israel in the Six-Day War. ...
Why did Yom Kippur start the war?
Yom Kippur is not a person or a country, it is a holiday. The Egyptians chose to invade Israel on Yom Kippur because of its solemnity. They expected the Israelis to be unprepared on Yom Kippur, which was indeed the case. ...
Who was the six day war and the Yom Kippur war fought between?
Six Day War: Israel vs. Egypt, Jordan, and Syria Yom Kippur War: Egypt and Syria vs. Israel ...
Asked in Judaism, Israel, Yom Kippur
One of the issues that led Egypt to attack Israel in the Yom Kippur War was?
Egypt thought that Israel wouldn't be able to defend itself during Yom Kippur. ...
Asked in Judaism, Israel, Yom Kippur, History of Judaism
Why was the war in 1973 called the yom kippur war?
It was called the yom kippur war because the Arabs attacked on the Jewish Holiday called yom kippur ...
Asked in Egypt, Israel, History of the Middle East
What countries were involved in the Yom Kippur war?
Egypt, Israel, and Syria were involved in the main conflict. The US and USSR provided arms and support. ...
Who was the Israeli President during the Yom Kippur War?
Ephraim Katzir was President of Israel during the Yom Kippur War. However, the Israeli President is a largely ceremonial position. The leader of Israel was Prime Minister Golda Meir. ...
Asked in Judaism, Egypt, Israel, History of the Middle East
On what Jewish Holiday did Egypt launch a surprise attack on Israel?
Egypt launched a surprise attack on Israel on the Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur in 1973, beginning the Arab-Israeli War of 1973 (also known as the Yom Kippur War, the Ramadan War, and the October War). ...
Asked in Judaism, Yom Kippur
How did the Yom Kippur War start?
Combined forces from Egypt and Syria attacked Israel with the aim of regaining territory lost to Israel in 1967. The attack took Israel by surprise. The initial attack took place on Yom Kippur (thus the name) and was specifically planned on that day since most of the country would be praying and fasting, as is traditional on Yom Kippur. ...