Israeli History QuizSince 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. Why are some ultra-Orthodox Jews opposed to Zionism?
They feel for the plight of the Palestinians
They believe that no secular Jews should live in Israel
They believe that the establishment of the state was an anti-messianic act
They consider Brooklyn the new Jerusalem
Question 2. What does Israel's Law of Return ensure?
The right of every Jew to immigrate to Israel
The right of every Jew to live free of anti-Semitism, no matter where they are
The right of the Israeli army to enlist any Jew living in Israel
The right of every Jew to return to increased religious practice
Question 3. Who are known as Gush Emunim?
Question 4. What country did Israel, France, and Britain invade in October 1956?
Question 5. In the last few decades, which of these was NOT an attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
The Oslo Accords
The Road Map to Peace
The uptick in suicide bombings
The Gaza Disengagement
Question 6. Which medieval commentator attempted to use astrology to prove that the Land of Israel was distinct from other lands?
Abraham Ibn Ezra
Question 7. In 1973, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on what Jewish holiday?