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Land of Israel Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish ties to the land of "milk and honey."

The Land of Israel has been a theological anchor for Jews for millennia. How much do you know about attitudes toward Israel in the Bible, through the Middle Ages, and after the rise of Zionism?

Question 1 of 10
In the Bible, Abraham purchases a cave in Machpelah. What does he use it for?
Question 2 of 10
In 1988, whose party was banned from Israeli elections for inciting racism?
Question 3 of 10
Which medieval commentator attempted to use astrology to prove that the Land of Israel was distinct from other lands?
Question 4 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 5 of 10
How many Neturei Karta members live in Israel?
Question 6 of 10
In dealing with Israel's Arab neighbors, who advocated for the establishment of an "Iron Wall"?
Question 7 of 10
Who coined the famous phrase: “My heart is in the East and I am in the West"?
Question 8 of 10
The Meimad Party believes which of these statements to be true:
Question 9 of 10
When did Israeli academics begin to write new historical narratives that contradict traditional Zionist views?
Question 10 of 10
What was Rashi's rationale for the Land of Israel belonging to the Jews?