Omer Festival at Kibbutz Ginegar in Israel, 1947. (Kluger Zoltan/Israel GPO)

Israeli History Quiz

How much do you know about the history of Zionism and the Jewish state?

Since 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 of 10
What day was the State of Israel established?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: While the majority of Israelis are secular Jews, a vocal, powerful minority of Orthodox Jews has a disproportionate influence on religious policy for the nation.
Question 3 of 10
In what town did Baruch Goldstein murder 29 people and injure another 125?
Question 4 of 10
In the Bible, Abraham purchases a cave in Machpelah. What does he use it for?
Question 5 of 10
Where did David Ben-Gurion move upon his retirement?
Question 6 of 10
Early Zionists considered whch of these countries as possible sites for the Jewish homeland?
Question 7 of 10
Who was the first chair of the Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs (PEC)?
Question 8 of 10
The first Intifada began in what year?
Question 9 of 10
Who are known as Gush Emunim?
Question 10 of 10
What does Israel's Law of Return ensure?

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