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
Who coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?
Question 2 of 10
The Israeli Defense Force ran a covert operation in Entebbe, Uganda to rescue the passengers from what plane?
Question 3 of 10
What world leader famously said the words "Shalom, Chaver" at Yitzhak Rabin's funeral?
Question 4 of 10
What was the name of the space shuttle Ilan Ramon tragically died on?
Question 5 of 10
The first Intifada began in what year?
Question 6 of 10
In Genesis, God promises Abraham land from the river of Egypt to where?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: The majority of rabbis, Orthodox and Reform, were supportive of Theodore Herzl's Zionist vision.
Question 8 of 10
In the last few decades, which of these was NOT an attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Question 9 of 10
What is Galei Tzahal?
Question 10 of 10
What year was the Six-Day War?

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