The Jewish Story Season 5: The Lebanon War Part II

Posted by Mike Feuer on July 17, 2022
Topics: The Jewish Story

The Jewish Story Season 5

Episode 17: The Lebanon War Part II

Operation Peace for the Galilee begins with Israeli jets pounding Yasser Arafat’s PLO bases in southern Lebanon, but there is always a backstory. In this episode learn about the complicated history of Lebanon’s civil wars fought between Christians, Moslems, and Druze. Meet Ariel Sharon in his new role of Defense Minister, ever the bulldozer, and now hoping to stabilize Israel’s northern border together with Maronite leader Bachir Gemayel. Hear also how Prime Minister Menachem Begin’s personal experience with the Holocaust drove him to support a war of choice for the first time.

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Mike teaches Hasidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. You can find books written by Mike by clicking here Rav Mike is creating a wondering Jewish history podcast. To learn more on how you can support his podcast please visit Michael Feuer on Patreon. Mike also has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. To learn more about his experiences visit the Pardes website to read more.

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