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 was Rashi's rationale for the Land of Israel belonging to the Jews?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these are non-Jewish citizens of Israel?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: Nahmanides believed that the only way to achieve a perfect Jewish life was to move to Israel.
Question 4 of 10
Who was the first chair of the Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs (PEC)?
Question 5 of 10
How long is the term of the Israeli President?
Question 6 of 10
The Israeli Army withdrew from its positions in Lebanon in what year?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: A.D. Gordon was a socialist.
Question 8 of 10
In 1973, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on what Jewish holiday?
Question 9 of 10
During the mass immigration of Russian Jews to Israel in the 1990s, what percentage of immigrant families were headed by single parents?
Question 10 of 10
Which medieval commentator attempted to use astrology to prove that the Land of Israel was distinct from other lands?

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