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Dates of Historical Events in Jewish History Quiz

There are so many important Jewish historical events that itís easy to lose track of what happened when! Can you identify the correct dates of the following episodes?



Question 1. What was the Hebrew date of Israelís declaration of statehood?
 5th of Iyar
 15th of Tevet
 29th of Iyar
 1st of Nissan

 

Question 2. What year was Philip Rothís Portnoyís Complaint published?
 1965
 1983
 1969
 1977

 

Question 3. When was the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising?
 May 15, 1944 - June 11, 1944
 July 6, 1943 - August 3, 1943
 March 4, 1943 - April 7, 1943
 April 19, 1943 - May 16 1943

 

Question 4. What year was Theodor Herzlís Der Judenstaat published?
 1896
 1905
 1888
 1908

 

Question 5. What year did the Bar Kochba Revolt begin?
 70 CE
 204 CE
 50 BCE
 132 CE

 

Question 6. What year were the Jews expelled from Spain?
 1440
 1286
 1492
 1565

 

Question 7. What year was Daf Yomi begun?
 1923
 1823
 1723
 1623