Israeli History Quiz

Since its birth in 1948, Israel has had a busy history, dotted with wars and peace treaties. How much do you know about the history of Zionism and the Jewish state?

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Qustion 1. In 1988, whose party was banned from Israeli elections for inciting racism?

El Sayyid Nosair Meir Kahane Baruch Goldstein Yasser Arafat

Qustion 2. True or false: A.D. Gordon was a socialist.

True False

Qustion 3. What is Galei Tzahal?

A popular children's television show An army post in Gaza Israeli Army Radio An Israeli basketball team

Qustion 4. What are Israel's official languages?

Hebrew and English Hebrew and Arabic Hebrew and Russian Hebrew only

Qustion 5. Nahmanides said that all Jewish laws were only meant to be performed in the Land of Israel. What did he say about performing mitzvot in exile?

It is not necessary to perform mitzvot in exile By performing mitzvot out of Israel, Jews distinguish themselves from non-Jews By performing mitzvot out of Israel, Jews keep tradition alive It is necessary to perform mitzvot out of Israel, in hopes of one day returning to the land

Qustion 6. True or false: Nahmanides believed that the only way to achieve a perfect Jewish life was to move to Israel.

True False

Qustion 7. What world leader famously said the words "Shalom, Chaver" at Yitzhak Rabin's funeral?

Bill Clinton Hillary Clinton Yasser Arafat Jimmy Carter

Qustion 8. During the mass immigration of Russian Jews to Israel in the 1990s, what percentage of immigrant families were headed by single parents?

15% 20% 30% 50%

Qustion 9. Where did David Ben-Gurion move upon his retirement?

Tel Aviv Eilat New York Kibbutz Sde Boker

Qustion 10. Early Zionists considered whch of these countries as possible sites for the Jewish homeland?

Uganda and Argentina Uganda and Kenya Argentina and Chile Syria and Lebanon
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