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 wrote the lyrics for Israel's anthem Hatikvah?
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
Ahad Haam was the founder of which kind of Zionism?
Question 4 of 10
What world leader famously said the words "Shalom, Chaver" at Yitzhak Rabin's funeral?
Question 5 of 10
Why are some ultra-Orthodox Jews opposed to Zionism?
Question 6 of 10
What year was Tel Aviv founded?
Question 7 of 10
In what town did Baruch Goldstein murder 29 people and injure another 125?
Question 8 of 10
Who was the first American Consul to Jerusalem?
Question 9 of 10
In the last few decades, which of these was NOT an attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these are non-Jewish citizens of Israel?

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