1967 in Israel

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Events in the year 1967 in Israel.



Digging trenches on kibbutz Gan Shmuel before the Six-Day War

Six-Day War:


  • 17 June – The Israeli government transfers day-to-day control of the Temple Mount site to the Islamic Waqf.
  • 28 June – Israel declares the annexation of East Jerusalem. Arab residents of East Jerusalem are given a permanent resident status in Israel.
  • 29 June – Jerusalem was reunified as Israel removed all barriers separating the Old City from the Israeli sector.[4]
  • 1 September – The Khartoum Resolution, issued at the conclusion of an Arab League summit in Khartoum, Sudan, adopts the "Three No's" – "no peace with Israel; no recognition of Israel; no negotiations with Israel."[5]
  • 21 October – An Egyptian surface-to-surface missile sinks the Israeli destroyer Eilat, killing 47 Israeli sailors. Israel retaliates by shelling Egyptian refineries along the Suez Canal.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1967 include:

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1967 include:

  • 4 September - Bomb at Tel Aviv central bus station kills one person and injures 72.

Notable Israeli military operations against Palestinian militancy targets

The most prominent Israeli military counter-terrorism operations (military campaigns and military operations) carried out against Palestinian militants during 1967 include:

  • 20 August - Israeli army blow up four houses and destroy three others in Abu Dis following an attack on a party of tourists.

Notable births

Notable deaths

  • 28 January – Bechor-Shalom Sheetrit (born 1895), Israeli politician and minister.
  • 12 February – Shalom Zisman (born 1914), Russian (Poland)-born Israeli politician.
  • 29 March – Isaac Dov Berkowitz (born 1885), Russian (Belarus)-born Israeli author.
  • 2 April – Avraham Elmalih (born 1885), Israeli journalist, Zionist activist and politician.
  • 5 June – Arthur Biram (born 1878), German-born Israeli philosopher and educator.
  • 5 June – Nechemya Cohen (born 1943), the most decorated soldier in the history of the IDF, fell in battle.
  • 8 June – Nahum Levin (born 1905), Russian (Belarus)-born Israeli politician.
  • 21 December – Ya'akov Katz (born 1906), Austro-Hungarian (Galicia)-born Israeli politician).

Major public holidays

See also


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Churchill & Churchill 1967, p. 77
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ [3]
  5. ^ "Essential Documents: Khartoum Resolution". Council on Foreign Relations. Archived from the original on 18 April 2014. Retrieved 8 November 2009.

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