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
Where did David Ben-Gurion move upon his retirement?
Question 2 of 10
Who shot Yitzhak Rabin?
Question 3 of 10
Who coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?
Question 4 of 10
Which Israeli Supreme Court judge led what is considered to be the most activist court in Israeli history?
Question 5 of 10
How many members are there in Israel's Knesset (parliament)?
Question 6 of 10
Which political party controlled the Knesset for a decade after the Six-Day War?
Question 7 of 10
In 1988, whose party was banned from Israeli elections for inciting racism?
Question 8 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 9 of 10
The high-tech industry was so expansive in Israel in the 1990s, that some referred to it as what?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: Nahmanides believed that the only way to achieve a perfect Jewish life was to move to Israel.

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