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:

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  • 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[edit]

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[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

  • 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[edit]

See also[edit]


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

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