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. Who was the first chair of the Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs (PEC)?
Question 2. In 1973, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on what Jewish holiday?
Question 3. Who are known as Gush Emunim?
Question 4. Which political party controlled the Knesset for a decade after the Six-Day War?
Question 5. After Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, who succeeded him as Prime Minister?
Question 6. 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 7. What woman became President of Israel's Supreme Court in 2006?
Miriam Feirberg Ikar