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
In which war did Israel suffer the most casualties?
Question 2 of 10
Who coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?
Question 3 of 10
Adolph Eichmann was captured in what city?
Question 4 of 10
In the Bible, Abraham purchases a cave in Machpelah. What does he use it for?
Question 5 of 10
Who are known as Gush Emunim?
Question 6 of 10
In what town did Baruch Goldstein murder 29 people and injure another 125?
Question 7 of 10
Why are some ultra-Orthodox Jews opposed to Zionism?
Question 8 of 10
In 1973, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on what Jewish holiday?
Question 9 of 10
How long is the term of the Israeli President?
Question 10 of 10
"I have come bearing an olive branch and a freedom fighter's gun. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand." Where did Yasser Arafat make this famous statement?

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