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Raid on Entebbe

The most daring hostage rescue in Israel’s history told like never before.

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Visitor Comments: 15

(15) dikeledi, December 24, 2015 9:29 AM

and thus began my passion for israel

I remember watching the movie 'rise and fall of Idi Amin' when I was 12 years old and the ente be raid remains my miracle moment from the movie.

(14) Anonymous, July 9, 2015 6:25 PM

Great clip, great story but why is there no mention of G-d?

The clip is great, the animation excellent and the information accurate, but why no mention of the Divine Providence and miracles which made the mission such an incredible success?

(13) Chana Miriam Zelasko, July 9, 2015 4:17 PM


The date of the hijacking and my aliyah was June 27, 1976, and not as I had previously written.

(12) Karen Willis, July 9, 2015 3:55 PM

Watching it on the News

I watched the whole thing played out in the News in America. Then the movie came out. I saw the wounded soldiers and dead being taken off the plane as the hostages were coming off the plane. and one man looked over at the brave men who rescued them and gave so much to save them. God was with them that day. I know much of the story was left out by the news and movie and I wish I knew the whole thing but nothing can take away that G-D was with all. Much love to all.

(11) Chana Miriam Zelasko, July 9, 2015 8:57 AM

I remember

I was born in '49 in Phila., Pa. I grew up dreaming of the date "July 4, 1976" (the date of the Bicentennial, the 200th anniversary of the Dec. Of Independence), and how it would be celebrated. But Hashem had other plans for me. I became religious in 1974, and made aliyah in 1976. My aliyah date was set for June 25th, 1976, the exact day of the Entebbe hijacking.
Many people asked me how I could leave Phila. a week before the Bicentennial, but I was sure of my decision. And little did I know how clear that decision would be. On June 25th I was in the plane on my way to Israel. In fact, I heard about the hijacking for the first time in the plane. After I landed, the hijacking was the main thing people were talking about.
One week later was July 4th, the date of the miraculous rescue, which totally upstaged the Phila. Bicentennial! Baruch Hashem that I was zoche to be living in Israel at the time of this miraculous event.

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