Paradigms Sometimes Fit: The Haredi Response to the Yom Kippur War

Publication Date: January 1995


Author(s): Charles S. Liebman

Research Area: Culture and religion; Politics

Keywords: World Jews; Political behavior

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


In Israel Affairs 1/3, 171-184. This essay is an effort to understand Jewish ultra-orthodox Haredi reaction to the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Attention is confined to the large central segment of Haredi society represented in the political arena by Agudat Israel - the only Haredi political party which existed in the period covered here.