My Jewish Learning

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 the First Temple destroyed?
 586 BCE
 168 BCE
 135 CE
 35 CE

 

Question 3. What year were the Jews expelled from Spain?
 1440
 1286
 1492
 1565

 

Question 4. What year was Daf Yomi begun?
 1923
 1823
 1723
 1623

 

Question 5. What year was Philip Rothís Portnoyís Complaint published?
 1965
 1983
 1969
 1977

 

Question 6. When did the Nuremberg Laws come into effect?
 November 9, 1938
 September 15, 1935
 May 20, 1933
 December 11, 1939

 

Question 7. What year did the Bar Kochba Revolt begin?
 70 CE
 204 CE
 50 BCE
 132 CE