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Stopping the Egypt Advance in 1948 – Saving the Newborn State.

Guide David Bratspis

Tuesday, August 28, 9:30am-6:30pm

Kibbutz Yad Mordechai is between Aza and Ashkelon, was founded in the 1930’s & named for Mordechai Anielewicz, the leader of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. It played a strategic role along the road between Aza and Tel Aviv in the 1948 Israel War of Independence – stopping the enemy advance from reaching Tel Aviv.

Visits to:

  • Kibbutz Yad Mordechai including the Honey Farm
  • Gesher Ad Halom – a historical landmark at the entrance to Ashdod, it was northernmost point in Israel where the Egyptian army advanced during the War of Independence
  • Kiryat Gat:

o   Meet the Mayor

o   OU Israel Makom BaLev Youth Center Chapter

Member: 190NIS    NM: 210NIS

To reserve call 02-5609110 or website


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