Land of Israel Quiz

The Land of Israel has been a theological anchor for Jews for millennia. How much do you know about attitudes toward Israel in the Bible, through the Middle Ages, and after the rise of Zionism?

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Qustion 1. Ahad Haam was the founder of which kind of Zionism?

Secular zionism Religious zionism Cultural zionism Post-zionism

Qustion 2. In the Bible, God first promises the Land of Israel to whose descendants?

Adam Abraham Moses Joshua

Qustion 3. Who coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?

Theodor Herzl Maimonides Judah Halevi Ahad Haam

Qustion 4. In 1988, whose party was banned from Israeli elections for inciting racism?

El Sayyid Nosair Meir Kahane Baruch Goldstein Yasser Arafat

Qustion 5. True or false: A.D. Gordon was a socialist.

True False

Qustion 6. In the Bible, Abraham purchases a cave in Machpelah. What does he use it for?

Food storage Shelter Family burial ground Prayer space

Qustion 7. Which political party controlled the Knesset for a decade after the Six-Day War?

Kadima Mapai Labor Likud

Qustion 8. What was Rashi's rationale for the Land of Israel belonging to the Jews?

The Israelites captured it fair and square Abraham is the father of all Western religions, and he gave the land to the Jews The Jews have nowhere else to go God owns the entire world and He gave Israel to the Jews

Qustion 9. Which medieval commentator attempted to use astrology to prove that the Land of Israel was distinct from other lands?

Abraham Ibn Ezra Nahmanides Maimonides Rashi

Qustion 10. Followers of Abraham Abulafia's mystical school believed that Israel represents what?

The individual soul The individual heart The individual brain The individual lungs
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