Land of Israel QuizThe Land of Israel has been a theological anchor for Jews for millennia. How much do you know about attitudes toward Israel in the Bible, through the Middle Ages, and after the rise of Zionism?
Question 1. Who wrote The Jewish State in 1896?
Question 2. Why are some ultra-Orthodox Jews opposed to Zionism?
They feel for the plight of the Palestinians
They believe that no secular Jews should live in Israel
They believe that the establishment of the state was an anti-messianic act
They consider Brooklyn the new Jerusalem
Question 3. Followers of Abraham Abulafia's mystical school believed that Israel represents what?
The individual soul
The individual heart
The individual brain
The individual lungs
Question 4. Which political party controlled the Knesset for a decade after the Six-Day War?
Question 5. In dealing with Israel's Arab neighbors, who advocated for the establishment of an "Iron Wall"?
Abraham Isaac Kook
David Ben Gurion
Question 6. Who coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?
Question 7. In Genesis, God promises Abraham land from the river of Egypt to where?
The Euphrates River
The Golan Heights
The Jordan River