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. Ahad Haam was the founder of which kind of Zionism?
Question 2. True or false: A.D. Gordon was a socialist.
Question 3. In the Bible, God first promises the Land of Israel to whose descendants?
Question 4. In 1988, whose party was banned from Israeli elections for inciting racism?
El Sayyid Nosair
Question 5. What was Rashi's rationale for the Land of Israel belonging to the Jews?
The Israelites captured it fair and square
Abraham is the father of all Western religions, and he gave the land to the Jews
The Jews have nowhere else to go
God owns the entire world and He gave Israel to the Jews
Question 6. True or false: Nahmanides believed that the only way to achieve a perfect Jewish life was to move to Israel.
Question 7. In Genesis, God promises Abraham land from the river of Egypt to where?
The Euphrates River
The Golan Heights
The Jordan River