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. Which of these are non-Jewish citizens of Israel?
All of these
Question 2. Ahad Haam was the founder of which kind of Zionism?
Question 3. Followers of Abraham Abulafia's mystical school believed that Israel represents what?
The individual soul
The individual heart
The individual brain
The individual lungs
Question 4. 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?
It is not necessary to perform mitzvot in exile
By performing mitzvot out of Israel, Jews distinguish themselves from non-Jews
By performing mitzvot out of Israel, Jews keep tradition alive
It is necessary to perform mitzvot out of Israel, in hopes of one day returning to the land
Question 5. Who wrote the lyrics for Israel's anthem Hatikvah?
Naphtali Herz Imber
Question 6. What country did Israel, France, and Britain invade in October 1956?
Question 7. The Israeli Army withdrew from its positions in Lebanon in what year?