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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?



Question 1. How long was Israel's war in 1967?
 Just under a month
 Just under a week
 On and off for a couple months
 Three days

 

Question 2. In the last few decades, which of these was NOT an attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
 The Oslo Accords
 The Road Map to Peace
 The uptick in suicide bombings
 The Gaza Disengagement

 

Question 3. 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

 

Question 4. What world leader famously said the words "Shalom, Chaver" at Yitzhak Rabin's funeral?
 Bill Clinton
 Hillary Clinton
 Yasser Arafat
 Jimmy Carter

 

Question 5. Who coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?
 Theodor Herzl
 Maimonides
 Judah Halevi
 Ahad Haam

 

Question 6. True or false: The majority of rabbis, Orthodox and Reform, were supportive of Theodore Herzl's Zionist vision.
 True
 False

 

Question 7. What country did Israel, France, and Britain invade in October 1956?
 Egypt
 Syria
 Jordan
 Lebanon