1965 in Israel

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Events in the year 1965 in Israel.



On 21 January, the Shalom Meir Tower officially opens, becoming the tallest building in the Middle East (standing at 142 m)

Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1965 include:

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1965 include:

  • 1 January – Fatah's first major guerrilla attack takes place when Fatah members infiltrated into Israel and attempt to sabotage the National Water Carrier. The squad manages to put an explosive device next to the Water Carrier, but it fails to explode and is later discovered by an Israeli Border Police patrol.
  • 1 June – Armed Palestinian armed militants attack a house in Kibbutz Yiftah.
  • 29 September – A militant was killed while attempting to attack Moshav Amatzia.
  • 7 November – A Fatah cell that infiltrated from Jordan blew up a house in Moshav Givat Yeshayahu, south of Beit Shemesh. The house was destroyed, but the inhabitants were unhurt.

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 1965 include:

  • 29 September – Israeli security forces kill a terrorist as he attempted to attack Moshav Amatzia.

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