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
Nahmanides said that all Jewish laws were only meant to be performed in the Land of Israel. What did he say about performing mitzvot in exile?
Question 2 of 10
In dealing with Israel's Arab neighbors, who advocated for the establishment of an "Iron Wall"?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these figures was NOT a religious Zionist?
Question 4 of 10
In the Bible, God first promises the Land of Israel to whose descendants?
Question 5 of 10
Who was the first American Consul to Jerusalem?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: A.D. Gordon was a socialist.
Question 7 of 10
The Israeli Defense Force ran a covert operation in Entebbe, Uganda to rescue the passengers from what plane?
Question 8 of 10
Followers of Abraham Abulafia's mystical school believed that Israel represents what?
Question 9 of 10
The first Intifada began in what year?
Question 10 of 10
What is Galei Tzahal?

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