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List of years in Israel

Events in the year 1973 in Israel.

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[[File:|thumb|right|250px|Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114: Artist's rendition of Libyan Arab Airlines 727 5A-DAH and two Israeli Air Force F-4 fighters over the Sinai Peninsula]]

Yom Kippur War:

  • Gabi Amir's armored brigade attacks Egyptian occupied positions on the Israeli side of the Suez Canal, in hope of driving them away. The attack fails, and over 150 Israeli tanks are destroyed.
  • The 188t brigade (Barak brigade), which played an important role in slowing the Syrian advance, is outnumbered and overwhelemed and, as a result, is almost completely destroyed as the Southern Golan Heights region is captured by the Syrian forces.
  • October 12 – US President Richard Nixon authorizes Operation Nickel Grass, an overt strategic airlift to deliver weapons and supplies to Israel, after the Soviet Union began sending arms to Egypt and Syria.
  • October 17 – The Arab Oil Embargo against several countries which alledgedly support Israel triggers the 1973 energy crisis.
  • October 21-22 – Third Battle of Mount Hermon: towards the end of the war, Israeli troops manage to capture the Israeli outpost and the Syrian outpost on Mount Hermon.
  • November 11 – Egypt and Israel sign a United States-sponsored cease-fire accord.
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Palestinian terror attacks

The most prominent Palestinian Arab terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1973 include:

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Notable births

Notable deaths

Major public holidays

See also

  • 1973 in Israeli film
  • 1973 in Israeli television
  • 1973 in Israeli music
  • 1973 in Israeli sport
  • Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 1973

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