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. When did Israeli academics begin to write new historical narratives that contradict traditional Zionist views?
Immediately after 1967, when the Palestinian problem became prominent and unavoidable
In 1973, after Israel's demoralizing defeat in the Yom Kippur War
In the 1980s, after analyzing recently declassified documents from the early years of the state
In 1995, out of despair after Rabin's assassination
Question 2. In Genesis, God promises Abraham land from the river of Egypt to where?
The Euphrates River
The Golan Heights
The Jordan River
Question 3. In dealing with Israel's Arab neighbors, who advocated for the establishment of an "Iron Wall"?
Abraham Isaac Kook
David Ben Gurion
Question 4. Which of these mitzvot can be performed outside the land of Israel?
Question 5. In the Bible, Abraham purchases a cave in Machpelah. What does he use it for?
Family burial ground
Question 6. How many Neturei Karta members live in Israel?
Question 7. Which political party controlled the Knesset for a decade after the Six-Day War?