28 February – Israeli peace activistAbie Nathan flies his private plane to Egypt and lands in the Egyptian city of Port Said. Arrested upon landing, Nathan asks to meet Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser and to deliver a petition calling for peace between Israel and Egypt. His request is denied and he is deported back to Israel.
14 July - Armed Palestinian militants attacked a house in Kfar Yuval.
19 July - Armed Palestinian militants infiltrated into Moshav Margaliot on the northern border and planted nine explosive charges.
27 October - A civilian was wounded by an explosive charge on the railroad tracks to Jerusalem.
11 November – An Israeli border patrol vehicle carrying policemen drives over a land mine near the Israeli-Jordanian Armistice line, killing three policemen and wounding six; the mine is reportedly planted by the PLO subgroup, Fatah.
Notable Israeli military operations against Palestinian militancy targets
13 November – Samu Incident: Following a series of sabotage acts committed against Israeli targets, in particular the deaths of the three Israeli policemen killed by a land mine two days earlier, IDF forces cross into Jordan and raid the West Bank village of as-Samu, south of the city of Hebron. During the operation 18 Jordanians soldiers and one Israeli soldier are killed.