Six Day War of 1967 - 3rd Arab Israeli War

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"...but the Arabs still couldn't, and didn't, come to grips with the fact that Israel was not going to accommodate them by disappearing from the map."

Golda Meir
autobiography.

Personal recollections from those within Israel

 

"...in those years immediately after '67...When you went to the Old City, you really had a sense - maybe it was unfounded and subjective - but we all felt that the three faiths were harmonizing.

You'd stand by the Wall praying with Jews, you'd hear the muezzin praying from above, you'd hear bells ringing from afar, and it all seemed to be harmonizing.

People felt it was like Isaiah's prophecy being realized. It was like all the nations were flowing onto the mountain of the Lord... " [full article from Jerusalem Post...]

- Amotz Asa-El, senior Jerusalem Post columnist and lecturer at the Shalem Center.

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