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. 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 2. The Israeli Defense Force ran a covert operation in Entebbe, Uganda to rescue the passengers from what plane?
El Al 928
British Airways 27
American Airlines 999
Air France 139
Question 3. How long was Israel's war in 1967?
Just under a month
Just under a week
On and off for a couple months
Question 4. In Genesis, God promises Abraham land from the river of Egypt to where?
The Euphrates River
The Golan Heights
The Jordan River
Question 5. 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 6. Where did David Ben-Gurion move upon his retirement?
Kibbutz Sde Boker
Question 7. "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?
UN General Assembly