The 1950’s were a formative time in Israeli history. Te Cold War was getting hot, internal politics were volatile, and the it seemed as if the War of Independence had not quite ended. To Israel’s leaders, there was nothing more important than maintaining a string posture, even though this may have meant that they were marching steadily toward another war.

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Rav Mike Feuer

Rav Mike Feuer is creator of the Jewish Story podcast, content consultant and faculty member at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem. His mission is to harness the power of story in order to inform, inspire and transform the world.