It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

Special documentation archive courtesy of the IDF and the security forces, published here for the first time, showing the holiday celebrations of Sukkot across military history

תאריך: 05/10/2012, 16:29    
מחבר: רותם פסו, אתר צה”ל

Since the establishment of the IDF air (19.6), 1948 to the present, they are not traditional holidays Israel paused in or placed on the road. In the midst of the Sukkot holiday, first exposed the IDF site photos courtesy of IDF archive and security system showing the Sukkot holiday celebrations at different times throughout history. Some carried Torah רמטכ”ל Simhat Torah celebration in tzrifin and is celebrated Sukkot during the Yom Kippur war?

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

Soldiers when praying. In the 1950s. Photo-courtesy of IDF archive and system security

The Sukkot holiday is also called “harvest holiday, marking end of the agricultural season and collecting crops.
From the field for new crop season. Greek researchers also called it “joy” or “holiday, which expresses the joy that characterizes this holiday. In the 1950s, even soldiers not missed any opportunity to gloat.

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

Prayer of Sukkot in the 1950s. Photo-courtesy of IDF archive and system security

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

Laps Saturday Simchat Torah in synagogue in the 1950s. Photo-courtesy of IDF archive and system security

Just before the Sukkot holiday “(1973), the Yom Kippur war broke out. Regular and reserve soldiers from across the country were called to the hard feeling veneers of existential war. However, this time also able soldiers to specify the Sukkot holiday, North façade against Syria and Lebanon to the South against Egypt, in defensive positions in ground dugouts. A few days before the Sukkot holiday, confronted the Syrian army with the Israeli Navy, and defeat.

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

Sukkot holiday in tshld (1974). Photo-Photography-courtesy of IDF archive and system security

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

Sukkot Yom Kippur war-460 Division. Photo-courtesy of IDF archive and system security

The holiday of Sukkot is celebrated in all IDF bases, bases to protect the State’s borders until the rear bases located throughout the country. Tzrifin base, one of the major bases of the IDF, was one of the days of the Sukkot holiday in the 1970s for a surprise of the General staff, Chief of staff Haim Bar Lev, who reached base Simhat Torah celebration.

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

Simchat Torah tzrifin ramtechl Bar Lev Torah topic. Photography-IDF

In addition to the ongoing operational activities of the IDF, circling the Tabernacles comes popping up their huts are built and decorated in all the bases. Rabin camp (Carrière), the seat of the Chief of staff of the IDF officials and himself, hut construction traditionally every year. In 1977 it was Lieutenant General of the way (Motta) puppy stay in his Sukkah on campus. In 1983, אכ”א sat top of Brig. Gen. Amos Yaron (uploaded a year later to champion worried) and Rabbi, Maj. Gen. GAD navon, under thatch.

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

The Mota Gur in 28.9.77 in mtechl. Photography-IDF

It was: the holiday Sukkot in IDF history

In celebration with the Chief Military Rabbi GAD navon and אכ”א Amos Yaron 23.9.83. Photography-IDF

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