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 coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?
Question 2. Who wrote The Work of Revival in the Lands of the Diaspora?
Question 3. Which medieval commentator attempted to use astrology to prove that the Land of Israel was distinct from other lands?
Abraham Ibn Ezra
Question 4. According to biblical law, which of these does NOT have to be tithed?
Question 5. In Genesis, God promises Abraham land from the river of Egypt to where?
The Euphrates River
The Golan Heights
The Jordan River
Question 6. Who wrote The Jewish State in 1896?
Question 7. According to Abraham Isaac Kook, even secular forms of Zionism hasten what?
The apocalyptic end of days
All Jews' return to the traditional fold
All of these