Israeli History QuizSince 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?
Question 1. How many members are there in Israel's Knesset (parliament)?
Question 2. In dealing with Israel's Arab neighbors, who advocated for the establishment of an "Iron Wall"?
Abraham Isaac Kook
David Ben Gurion
Question 3. Who was the first American Consul to Jerusalem?
Edward Joy Morris
John C. Calhoun
Abraham J. Karp
Question 4. Who shot Yitzhak Rabin?
Question 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
Question 6. What world leader famously said the words "Shalom, Chaver" at Yitzhak Rabin's funeral?
Question 7. The first Intifada began in what year?