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Israel - Notable Historical Events

David Ben-GurionNov 12, 1953

JFKMay 8, 1963

Menachem BeginMay 18, 1977

Elton JohnMay 1, 1979

Margaret ThatcherMay 24, 1986

Saddam HusseinAug 12, 1990

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Israel - Historical Events
Date Event
1621-11-19

Rabbi Isaiah b Abraham aha-Levi Horowitz arrives in Israel

1728-12-17

Congregation Shearith Israel of NY purchases a lot on Mill Street in lower Manhattan, to build NY's 1st synagogue

1730-04-08

1st Jewish congregation in US forms synagogue, "Shearith Israel, NYC"

1791-03-04

1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office

1878-12-03

Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah, Israel

1888-06-29

First (known) recording of classical music made, Handel's Israel in Egypt on wax cylinder.

1903-04-06

The Kishinev pogrom in Bessarabia begins, forcing tens of thousands of Jews to later seek refuge in Israel and the Western world.

1905-11-24

Moshav Hertzlia forms in Israel

1912-12-28

National Council of Young Israel convenes

1917-05-03

1st performance of Ernest Bloch's symphony "Israel"

1920-08-10

Turkish government renounces its claim to Israel, recognizes British mandate

1920-08-20

Israel publishes its first medical journal "Ha-Refuah"

1921-09-11

Nahalal, the first moshav in Israel, is settled.

1923-04-07

1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney

1925-02-09

Haifa Technion (Israel), opens

1927-10-23

Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss

1929-08-23

Arabs attack Jews in Israel

1930-02-05

5th Aliyah to Israel begins

1936-12-26

Israel Philarmonic Orch forms

1942-06-21

129°F (54°C), Tirat Zevi, Israel (Asian record)

1947-01-10

British stop ships Independence & In-Gathering from landing in Israel

1947-04-01

1st Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat

1947-11-30

Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked

1948-05-10

1st attack by Egyptian irregular forces at Kfar Darom Israel

1948-05-14

Israel declares independence from under British administration

1948-05-14

US grants Israel de facto recognition

1948-05-15

Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel

1948-05-16

Chaim Weizmann elected 1st president of Israel

1948-05-16

Israel issues its 1st postage stamps

1948-05-17

Israel liberates Acre, Nebi Yusha & Telel-Kadi

1948-05-17

Soviet Union recognized Israel

1948-05-18

Saudi Arabia joins invasion of Israel

1948-05-23

Ramat Rahel gateway to Jerusalem is repossessed by Israel

1948-06-01

Israel & Arabs agree to a cease fire

1948-06-19

Panama & Costa Rica recognize Israel

1948-06-30

Last British troops leave Israel

1948-07-14

Israel bombs Cairo

1948-10-14

Large scale fighting between Israel & Egypt

1948-10-22

Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel

1948-10-27

Israel recaptures Nizzanim in Negev

1948-10-28

Flag of Israel is adopted

1948-11-16

Operation Magic Carpet - 1st plane from Yemen carrying Jews to Israel

1948-12-29

Canada recognizes Israel

1949-01-19

Cuba recognises Israel.

1949-01-29

Great Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand & Switzerland recognize Israel

1949-02-14

1st session of Knesset (Jerusalem Israel)

1949-02-17

Chaim Weitzman elected 1st president of Israel

1949-02-24

Israel & Egypt sign an armistice agreement

1949-03-04

Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel

1949-03-29

Turkey recognizes Israel

1949-04-04

Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement

1949-05-11

By a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN

1949-07-20

Israel's 19 month war of independence ends

1949-11-20

Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000

1949-12-13

Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capital to Jerusalem

1950-01-16

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands recognize Israel

1950-01-23

Israeli Knesset resolves Jerusalem is capital of Israel

1950-07-05

Law of Return passes, guarantees all Jews right to live in Israel

1950-09-24

"Operation Magic Carpet" - all Jews from Yemen move to Israel

1951-03-08

Intl Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel)

1951-03-13

Israel demands DM 6.2 billion compensation from Germany

1951-05-16

The first regularly scheduled transatlantic flights begin between John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City and Heathrow Airport in London, operated by El Al Israel Airlines.

1952-11-03

Egypt protests German retribution payments to Israel

1952-12-08

Isaak Ben-Zwi elected pres of Israel

1952-12-10

Izhak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel

1953-02-11

USSR breaks diplomatic relations with Israel

1953-02-12

USSR breaks relations with Israel

1953-07-20

USSR/Israel recover diplomatic relations

1953-11-12

David Ben-Gurion, resigns as Prime Minister of Israel

1953-11-17

The United States join the UN in condemning Israel's raid on Jordon on October 4, 1953

1953-12-07

Israel's PM Ben-Gurion retires

1955-02-13

Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls

1955-05-11

Israel attacks Gaza

1955-07-19

Yarkon Water Project opens to supply water to Negev desert in Israel

1955-08-07

Bar-Ilan University founded in Israel

1955-09-01

2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel

1956-04-18

Egypt & Israel agree to a cease fire

1956-06-17

Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister

1956-10-30

Israel captures Egyptian military post at El-Thamad

1956-11-02

Israel captures Gaza & Sheham

1956-11-04

Israel captures Straits of Tiran & reach Suez Canal Egypt

1956-11-05

Israel liberates Sharm-el-Sheikh, reopening Gulf of Aqaba

1957-10-29

Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)

1957-12-09

1st Japanese ambassador to Israel

1959-02-04

Israel begins exporting copper ore

1960-05-23

Israel announces capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina

1960-07-20

The head of the Physics Department at the Israel Institute of Technology, Kurt Sitte, is arrested for espionage.

1961-01-31

David Ben-Gurion resigns as Prime Minister of Israel

1961-04-10

Adolf Eichmann tried as a war criminal in Israel

1961-04-11

Adolf Eichmann trial begins in Israel

1961-04-11

Israel begins Adolf Eichmann WW II crimes trial

1961-07-31

Israel welcomes its 1,000,000th immigrant

1961-12-09

SS Col Adolf Eichmann found guilty of war crimes in Israel

1961-12-11

Adolf Eichmann is found guilty of war crimes, in Israel

1961-12-15

Adolf Eichmann convicted of crimes against humanity in Israel

1962-09-27

US sells Israel, Hawk anti-aircraft missiles

1963-05-08

JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression

1963-10-12

Archaeological digs begin at Masada, Israel

1964-01-05

Pope Paul VI visits Jordan & Israel

1965-05-12

Israel & West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations

1965-05-13

Several Arab nations break ties with West Germany after it established diplomatic relations with Israel

1965-11-21

1st freighter arrives in Ashdod Port Israel

1967-05-11

"Sing, Israel Sing" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 14 perfs

1967-05-21

"Sing, Israel Sing" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 14 perfs

1967-05-22

Egyptian president Nassar closes Straits of Tiran to Israel

1967-06-05

6 day war between Israel & Arab neighbors begin

1967-06-07

Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho & Bethlehem

1967-06-08

Israel attacks USS Liberty in Mediterranean, killing 34 US crewmen

1967-06-10

Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" with UN help

1967-06-10

USSR drops diplomatic relations with Israel

1967-06-12

Israel wins 6 day war

1967-06-28

Israel annexes East Jerusalem

1967-06-29

Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem

1967-11-22

UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land

1969-01-04

France begins arms embargo against Israel

1969-02-17

Golda Meir sworn in as the first female prime minister of Israel

1969-03-17

Golda Meir becomes Israel's 4th PM

1972-06-07

German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel

1972-10-02

"From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances

1972-10-08

"From Israel with Love" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 8 perfs

1973-01-05

Mali & Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel

1973-02-04

Reshef, Israel's missile boat, unveiled

1973-07-09

9th Maccabiah games opens in Tel Aviv, Israel

1973-09-14

Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s

1973-10-06

Yom Kippur War begins as Syria & Egypt attack Israel

1973-10-09

Israel announces loss of Bar-Lev defense line in Suez Canal

1973-10-14

Egyptian tanks move further into Israel

1973-10-24

Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus

1973-11-15

Egypt & Israel exchange prisoners of war

1973-12-21

Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, US & USSR meet in Geneva to discuss the Arab-Israeli conflict

1974-01-18

Israel & Egypt sign weapons accord

1974-05-31

Israel & Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights

1975-05-11

Israel signs an agreement with European Economic Market

1975-10-10

Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt

1976-01-26

Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon

1976-03-30

Israel kills 6 Palestinians protesting land confiscation

1976-07-03

Israel launches rescue of 103 Air France crew & passengers being held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda by pro-Palestinian hijackers

1976-07-04

Operation Entebbe - Israel rescues 229 Air France hostage passengers In Uganda (3 hostages die along with Ugandan soldiers and Israeli soldier)

1976-12-20

Israel's PM Yitzhak Rabin resigns

1977-01-12

Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes

1977-03-12

Egypt's Anwar Sadat pledges to regain Arab territory from Israel

1977-04-22

Simon Peres becomes premier of Israel

1977-05-17

Menahem Begins Likoed-party wins election in Israel

1977-05-18

Menachem Begin becomes Prime Minister of Israel

1977-06-21

Menachem Begin (Likud) becomes Israel's 6th PM

1977-11-14

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat repeats willingness to visit Israel to Walter Cronkite

1977-11-17

Egyptian Pres Sadat formally accepts invitation to visit Israel

1977-11-19

-21] Egyptian president Sadat visits Israel

1977-11-19

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel

1977-12-14

Egypt & Israel reps gather in Cairo for 1st formal peace conference

1978-01-31

Israel turns 3 milt outposts in West Bank into civilian settlements

1978-04-19

Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel

1978-05-08

ABC TV airs "Stars Salute Israel at 30"

1978-10-12

Representatives of Israel & Egypt open talks in Washington

1978-11-10

Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks

1979-03-21

Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel

1979-03-26

Camp David peace treaty between Israel & Egypt

1979-04-25

Peace treaty between Israel & Egypt goes into effect

1979-05-01

Elton John becomes 1st pop star to perform in Israel

1979-05-25

Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt

1979-06-04

Sri Lanka forfeit ICC Trophy game vs Israel for political reasons

1979-09-22

Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean

1979-11-25

Israel returns Alma oilfields in Gulf of Suez to Egypt

1980-01-26

Israel & Egypt establish diplomatic relations

1980-02-05

Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel

1980-02-26

Egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for 1st time

1980-02-27

Israel & Egypt exchange ambassadors

1980-09-01

Dutch embassy in Israel moves from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

1981-12-14

Israel annexes Golan Heights (seized from Syria in war of 1967)

1982-04-25

In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal

1982-06-04

Israel attacks targets in south Lebanon

1982-06-09

Israel wipes out Syrian SAM missiles in Bekaa Valley

1982-06-11

Israel & Syria stop fighting in Lebanon

1982-10-16

Shultz warns US will withdraw from UN if they vote to exclude Israel

1983-05-16

Lebanese parliament accept peace accord with Israel

1983-05-17

Israel & Lebanon sign a peace treaty

1983-09-15

Israel premier Begin resigns

1983-10-10

Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM

1985-01-03

Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews

1985-05-20

Israel exchanges 1,100+ Arab prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers

1985-08-20

Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of US

1986-01-19

Spain recognizes Israel

1986-05-24

Margaret Thatcher becomes 1st British PM to visit Israel

1986-06-04

Jonathan Pollard, spy for Israel, pleads guilty in US court

1986-09-30

Mordechai Vanunu, who revealed details of Israel covert nuclear program to British media, was kidnapped in Rome, Italy.

1986-10-05

London Sunday Times reports Israel is stocking nuclear arms

1986-10-10

Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres resigns

1987-07-12

1st time in 20 years a delegation from USSR lands in Israel

1987-07-27

John Demjanjuk, accused Nazi "Ivan the Terrible", testifies in Israel

1987-12-07

Palestinian uprising against Israel in West Bank

1987-12-08

Occupied Palestinians start "intefadeh" (uprising) against Israel

1988-01-03

Israel orders 9 Palestinian "instigators" deported from W Beirut

1988-04-25

"Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel

1988-09-19

Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance

1988-10-05

Israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism

1988-10-12

Israel & China sign trade deal, plan diplomatic relations

1988-10-13

Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest

1988-10-18

Israel's supreme court uphold's ban on Kahane`s Kach Party as racist

1988-12-02

5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel

1988-12-12

PLO leader Yasi Arafat accepts Israel's right to exist

1989-02-15

Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt

1990-08-12

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories

1990-09-23

Saddam says he will destroy Israel

1990-10-07

Israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens

1990-10-09

Saddam Hussein threatens to hit Israel with a new missile

1990-10-09

Fear of war and long-term supply disruptions as Hussein threatens Israel

1990-10-11

Libya's Qadhafi says Israel must be eliminated

1990-12-24

Saddam Hussein says Israel will be Iraq's 1st target

1991-01-03

Israel reopens consulate in USSR after 23 years

1991-01-17

Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel

1991-01-18

Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel

1991-01-22

Gulf War. Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.

1991-02-13

Syria tells Germany they are ready to recognize Israel

1991-05-25

Israel evacuates 14,000 Ethiopian Jews

1992-05-10

Bible Lands Museum opens in Jerusalem Israel

1992-06-24

Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel

1993-01-19

Israel recognizes PLO as no longer criminal

1993-03-24

Ezer Weizman elected president of Israel

1993-09-09

PLO recognizes state of Israel

1993-09-10

Israel & PLO sign joint recognition statements

1993-12-30

Vatican recognizes Israel

1994-04-29

Israel & PLO sign economic accord

1994-05-18

Israel withdraws from the Gaza Strip

1994-07-15

Israel & Jordan agree to talks in Wash DC on July 25th

1994-08-07

1st telephone link between Israel & Jordan

1994-08-24

Israel & PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare & tourism

1994-10-26

Jordan & Israel sign peace accord

1995-01-22

Palestinian bomb attack in Beit Lid Israel, 21-22 killed

1995-10-10

Israel begins W Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners

1995-11-06

Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians

1995-11-21

Israel grants jailed US spy Jason Pollard, citizenship

1996-01-10

Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners

1996-03-10

NYC Mayor Guiliani visits Israel

1996-04-18

In Lebanon, at least 106 civilians are killed when the Israel Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quana.

1996-12-30

Proposed budget cuts by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers who shut down services across Israel.

1997-02-04

En route to Lebanon, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-53 troop-transport helicopters collide in mid-air over northern Galilee, Israel killing 73.

1999-01-03

Israel detains, and later expels, 14 members of Concerned Christians.

2000-05-25

Liberation Day of Lebanon. Israel withdraws its army from most of the Lebanese territory after 22 years of its first invasion in 1978.

2000-06-16

Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Sheba Farms.

2001-05-24

The Versailles wedding hall disaster in Jerusalem, Israel, kills 23 and injures over 200 in Israel's worst-ever civil disaster.

2002-03-27

Passover Massacre: A suicide bomber kills 29 people in Netanya, Israel.

2002-07-22

Israel assassinates Salah Shahade, the Commander-in-Chief of Hamas's military arm, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, along with 14 civilians.

2002-11-16

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says that he had to accept UN Resolution 1441 because the United States and Israel had shown their "claws and teeth" and declared unitlateral war on the Iraqi people

2003-10-04

Maxim restaurant suicide bombing in Haifa, Israel: 21 Israelis, Jews and Arabs, are killed, and 51 others wounded.

2005-02-08

Israel and Palestinians agree to cease-fire.

2005-03-16

Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control.

2005-08-17

The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts.

2005-09-11

The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.

2005-09-12

Israel completes its withdrawal of all troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.

2006-01-04

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel suffers a second, apparently more serious stroke. His authority is transferred to acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

2006-09-22

Hezbollah claims "Divine Victory" over Israel in a massive demonstration in Beirut.

2008-09-21

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel formally resigns from office, effective as soon as his successor Tzipi Livni has successfully assembled a new government.

2009-04-12

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian National Authority makes a courtesy phone call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, restarting the Palestinian-Israeli dialogue

2012-03-10

At least 130 rockets are fired into Israel from Gaza

2012-04-04

German Nobel Laureat, Gunter Grass, publishes controversial poem that claims Israel is plotting to wipe out Iran

2012-11-21

An Israel and Hamas ceasefire is negotiated

2013-02-26

A rocket launched from the Gaza strip into Israel ends the ceasefire since November 2012

2014-07-24

Reuven Rivlin is sworn in as the President of Israel

2015-11-20

Convicted Israel spy Jonathan Pollard being released after 30 years

2015-12-21

Hezbollah vows revenge on Israel after death of senior militant Samir Kuntar

2016-03-09

Palestinian attacks surge during Biden visit to Israel

2016-03-13

Israel Demands World Powers Punish Iran for Missile Tests

2016-06-09

Israel revokes Ramadan permits for Palestinians after attack

2016-06-10

US urges Israel not to punish innocent Palestinians for attack

2016-09-15

US, Israel sign $38 billion military aid package

2016-12-24

Israeli minister says US has abandoned Israel after UN vote

2016-12-27

Defying UN, Israel Prepares to Build More Settlements

2017-01-07

Israel cuts $6 million in UN funding over settlements resolution

2017-02-07

Israel legalizes settler homes on private Palestinian land

2017-05-17

Trump's disclosure endangered spy placed inside ISIS by Israel, officials say

2017-05-17

Information Trump shared with Russians came from Israel, official says

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Israel - Notable Birthdays

David Ben-GurionOct 16, 1886

Uri GellerDec 20, 1946

Israel - Birthdays
Date Event
1586-01-20

Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)

1697-06-04

Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi

1718-01-07

Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)

1813-06-06

Israel Washburn, gov (Union), died in 1883

1815-12-26

Israel Bush Richardson, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

1816-08-04

Israel Vogdes, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1889

1864-02-14

Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)

1864-02-14

Israel Zangwill, The Verdict

1872-10-01

Israel Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)

1874-11-26

Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French author (Ecoute Israel)

1881-12-31

Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pipelines, Jewish Song)

1882-08-04

Walter J. Israel, Our Hospitality

1884-04-30

Albert Israel Elkus, composer

1884-11-24

Itzhak Ben-Zvi, President of Israel (d. 1963)

1886-10-16

David Ben-Gurion, Plonsk Poland, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (1948-53, 55)

1888-07-17

Shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966)

1894-10-15

Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1965)

1899-09-23

Marcel Dalio, [Israel Blauschild], Paris France, actor (China Gate)

1905-11-11

Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer

1907-08-22

Israel Beckhardt, The Violators

1907-11-17

Israel Regardie, Aleister Crowley's secretary (d. 1985)

1909-02-06

Israel Citkowitz, composer

1915-03-29

Gad Granach, Israel, Why

1916-05-16

Ephraim Katzir, biophysicist/president (Israel)

1917-04-21

Emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist, SD Symph 1978-82)

1919-01-19

Israel Crosby, Benny Goodman Orchestra

1919-02-11

Israel Baker, Psycho

1920-11-15

Charles E. Israel, Louisiana

1922-03-01

Yitzak Rabin, premier (Israel, 1992-95, Nobel 1994)

1923-05-20

Israel Gutman, Uprising

1924-06-15

Ezer Weizman, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)

1925-12-24

Yafa Yarkoni, Israel, singer (Road to Jerusalem, Don't Say Goodbye, Say I will see You) (d.2012)

1928-02-27

Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel, (d. 2014)

1929-06-13

Víctor Israel, Horror Express

1932-08-11

Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)

1932-08-11

Israel H. Asper, Canada's Magnificent Snowbirds: The First 20 Years

1935-04-16

Al Israel, Scarface

1935-09-09

[Chaim] Topol, Tel Aviv Israel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof)

1936-08-25

Israel Simon, Zombie Night

1937-9-20

Amos Sefer, An American Hippie in Israel

1938-05-25

Steven Ben Israel, Putney Swope

1939-03-31

Israel Horovitz, New York, I Love You

1939-05-04

Amos Oz, Jerusalem, Israel, author (My Michael)

1939-10-12

Ben Ammi Ben Israel, 3 Days in Dimona

1940-04-05

Aliza Kashi, Israel, actress/singer (Merv Griffin regular)

1940-10-18

Uzi Even, Israel's Secret Weapon

1941-04-11

Karsten Voigt, Israel und die Bombe - Ein radioaktives Tabu

1942-02-12

Ehud Barak, Prime Minister of Israel

1942-10-12

Daliah Lavi, Shavel Zion Israel, actress (Casino Royalle, Lord Jim)

1942-11-21

Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, Wie weit darf Israel gehen?

1943-07-22

Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)

1943-08-23

Israel Hicks, Striker

1945-03-06

Giorgio Israel, Elogio di Gaspard Monge fatto da lui stesso

1945-07-27

Neal Israel, Bachelor Party

1945-08-31

Itzhak Perlman, Tel Aviv Israel, violinist/polio victim (14 Grammys)

1945-09-30

Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel

1945-11-23

Assaf Dayan, Israel, actor (Operation Thunderbolt)

1946-12-20

Uri Geller, Tel Aviv, Israel, psychic (bends forks)

1947-01-29

Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)

1948-07-16

Pinchas Zukerman, Tel Aviv Israel, violinist/violist (Leventritt 1967)

1949-03-16

Michel Israel, Train of Life

1949-08-25

Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)

1949-10-09

Shep Messing, Israel, soccer goal tender (NY Cosmos)

1949-11-28

Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)

1951-02-24

Patricia Snyder, Girona: The Mother of Israel, the Jews of Catalonia

1951-03-23

Phil Keaggy, Israel in Exile

1951-10-02

Romina Power, Sommer in Israel - Musik zwischen Orangenhainen und Wüste

1953-04-22

Steve Bond, Haifa Israel, actor (General Hospital, To Die For)

1954-07-15

Boris Polak, Israel, Men's 50M Free Rifle 3 Positions (Oly-20-1996)

1957-04-04

Israel Sasha Demidov, The Zohar Secret

1957-08-19

Darby Hinton, Santa Monica California, actor (Israel-Daniel Boone)

1958-05-30

Steve Israel, American politician, member of the United States House of Representatives (D-New York)

1958-12-10

Dick Israel, Dynamite Fishing

1959-05-20

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, American singer (d. 1997)

1959-05-20

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Forgetting Sarah Marshall

1959-11-11

Lou Israel, This Movie Sucks

1960-05-16

George Israel, Veja Esta Canção

1960-12-27

Israel Contreras, Apocalypto

1962-04-02

Alex Tripolski, Israel, Men's Shooting 50M air pistol (Oly-16th-1996)

1962-10-14

Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star

1962-11-02

Stephen Israel, Swimming with Sharks

1963-03-01

Israel Juarbe, The Karate Kid

1963-04-30

Robert Israel, The General

1963-08-15

Lydia Czuckermann-Hatuel, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Oly-1996)

1966-02-13

Tally Chanel, Tel Aviv Israel, actress (Warrior Queen)

1966-06-23

Vladislav Neiman, Israel, Men's flyweight boxer (Oly-1996)

1966-08-22

Ira Israel, Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety

1967-05-01

Yael Arad, Israel, Women's half middleweight judoka (Oly-1996)

1967-05-20

Beate Reinstadler, Stuttgart Ger, tennis star (1989 Futures Israel)

1967-05-21

Rogel Nachum, Israel, Men's triple jump (Oly-1996)

1969-03-16

Steve Israel, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, New England Patriots)

1969-04-25

Nir Shental, Israel, Men's 470 yachter (Oly-15th-1996)

1969-08-12

Israel Jaitovich, Humor a quien humor merece

1969-11-20

Konstantin Semyonov, Israel, Men's pole vaulter (Oly-11th-1996)

1970-04-21

Israel Stanley, NFL/WLAF defensive end (NO Saints, Rhein Fire)

1970-06-20

Shay-Oren Smadja, Israel, men's half middleweight judoka (Oly-1996)

1971-01-25

Konstantin Matoussevich, Israel, Men's high jump (Oly-7th-1996)

1971-12-21

Irena Slavutskay, Israel, athlete (Oly-1996)

1971-9-22

Jeff Israel, Reading Rainbow

1971-9-22

James Israel, The Venice of Brooklyn

1972-04-27

Israel Luna, Fright Flick

1972-07-21

Lilach Parisky, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Oly-1996)

1973-02-05

Israel Raybon, defensive end (Carolina Panthers)

1974-03-28

Ori Gross, Only in Israel

1974-04-16

Israel Ruiz, Operación Mar de Plata

1974-10-20

Ayelet Ohayon, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Oly-1996)

1975-08-14

Viaceslav Ivanovski, Israel, Men's Weightlifting 99kg

1975-11-12

Nina Brosh, Afula Israel, model (Drakkar)

1975-12-28

Israel Lliteras, Ravenous

1976-01-21

Dylan Ben-Israel, Handyman

1976-01-23

Israel Pita, El gran marciano

1976-08-08

Liraz Mesilaty, Miss Universe-Israel (1996)

1976-12-27

Michael Borgstede, 60 Jahre Israel - Die Utopie vom gelobten Land

1977-02-07

Israel Ramírez, Dark Cities

1977-05-15

Israel Freedman, Ganavim Ba Hok

1977-07-20

Shany Kedmy, Israel, Women's 470 yachter (Oly-14th-1996)

1977-12-25

Israel Vasquez, Current WBC Super bantamweight champion

1977-12-27

Becky Griffin, Celebrate Israel Parade

1978-02-14

Israel Aubert, 14:02

1978-04-29

Israel García Fernández, En la ciudad sin límites

1978-11-07

Israel Millán, Unit 7

1978-12-30

Dikla Hamdy, Miss Israel Universe (1997)

1979-10-09

Alejandro Israel, Juan y Eva

1980-11-17

Israel Idonije, Christian Okoye

1980-12-20

Israel Castro, Group A: Mexico vs Uruguay

1981-06-15

Israel Matos, Salvation Street

1982-03-20

Israel Rodríguez, Doors Cut Down

1982-9-11

Amit Alexander Lev, Undressing Israel: Gay Men in the Promised Land

1985-05-02

Israel Moskovits, The King's Daughter

1985-9-03

Mollie Israel, Loser

1989-01-31

Israel Bar-On, Final 2009

1989-04-03

Israel Falou, Australian Rugby League player

1992-07-14

Israel Arias, Babygirl

1994-08-22

Israel Broussard, The Bling Ring

Israel - Notable Weddings

James Van Der BeekAug 1, 2010

Israel - Weddings
Date Event
2010-08-01

"Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (33) weds business consultant Kimberly Brook at the Kabbalah Center in Tel Aviv, Israel

Israel - Notable Deaths

David Ben-GurionDec 1, 1973

Menachem BeginMar 9, 1992

Israel - Deaths
Date Event
1760-05-22

Israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700)

1776-04-19

Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78

1790-05-29

Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (b. 1718)

1839-05-13

Israel Ashkenazi of Shklov, found Ashkenazic community (1815), dies

1864-02-15

Israel Zangwill, writer/Zionist/philanthropist, dies

1874-11-09

Israel Bak, created 1st Hebrew printing press, dies

1909-06-28

Israel Durham, Phillies president dies

1924-06-30

Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pypelyntjes), dies at 42

1926-08-01

Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies

1926-08-01

Israel Zangwill, The Verdict

1932-08-05

Israel Querido, writer (Jordan), dies

1943-06-01

Wilfrid B. Israel, Jewish activist

1952-11-09

Chaim Weizmann, bio-chemist/1st president Israel, dies at 77

1959-01-28

Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73

1959-07-25

Isaac Halevi Herzog, chief rabbi of Israel (1936-59), dies at 71

1962-02-19

Albert Israel Elkus, composer, dies at 77

1962-05-31

Adolf Eichmann, Nazi war criminal, hanged at Ramie Prison in Israel at 56

1962-08-11

Israel Crosby, Benny Goodman Orchestra

1963-10-15

Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies

1965-06-13

Martin Buber, German/Israel philosopher/zionist/theologist, dies at 87

1965-07-07

Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894)

1969-02-26

Levi Eshkol, [Sjkolnik], premier (Israel), dies at 73

1973-12-01

David Ben-Gurion, founding father of Israel, dies in Tel Aviv at 87

1974-05-04

Israel Citkowitz, composer, dies at 65

1976-07-04

Yonatan Netanyahu, Israel commander killed freeing Israeli hostages during Operation Entebbe in Uganda aged 30

1978-12-08

Golda Meir, Israel's PM (1969-74), dies in Jerusalem at 80

1981-10-16

Moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66

1992-03-09

Menachem Begin, PM Israel (1977-80, 81-83, Nobel 1979), dies at 85

1992-06-18

Mordecai Ardon, one of Israel's greatest painters (b. 1896)

1993-06-19

Israel Garcia, Las campanas de Capistrano

1994-08-20

Kalman Kahana, Polish co-founder of state Israel, dies at 81

1994-12-08

Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer, dies at 89

1995-11-04

Yitzhak Rabin, PM of Israel, assassinated at 73

1995-11-04

Itzhak Rabin, PM of Israel (1968-73), assassinated

1997-04-17

Chaim Herzog, President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78

1997-06-26

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Hawaiian singer dies aged 38

1997-06-26

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Forgetting Sarah Marshall

1998-01-20

Zevulun Hammer, Vice PM of Israel, dies

1999-08-08

Charles E. Israel, Louisiana

2003-10-07

Israel H. Asper, Canada's Magnificent Snowbirds: The First 20 Years

2005-04-24

Ezer Weizman, President of Israel (b. 1924)

2007-09-06

Amos Sefer, An American Hippie in Israel

2009-09-19

Víctor Israel, Horror Express

2010-07-03

Israel Hicks, Striker

2011-01-06

Gad Granach, Israel, Why

2011-03-16

Al Israel, Scarface

2011-12-25

Israel Baker, Psycho

2012-06-04

Steven Ben Israel, Putney Swope

2013-10-01

Israel Gutman, Uprising

2014-12-27

Ben Ammi Ben Israel, 3 Days in Dimona

2015-09-25

Giorgio Israel, Elogio di Gaspard Monge fatto da lui stesso

2016-03-28

Esther Herlitz, Israel's first female ambassador, dies aged 94

2017-08-12

World's oldest man, Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal, dies in Israel aged 113


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