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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
 Judah Halevi
 Ahad Haam


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


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