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. Who wrote the lyrics for Israel's anthem Hatikvah?
Naphtali Herz Imber
Question 2. "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
Question 3. What country did Israel, France, and Britain invade in October 1956?
Question 4. Who was Eli Cohen?
The military general who liberated the Western Wall in 1967
A spy for Israel
The Mossad agent who captured Adolf Eichmann
Yitzhak Rabin's second-in-command
Question 5. How many members are there in Israel's Knesset (parliament)?
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. Who are known as Gush Emunim?