1968 in Israel

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Events in the year 1968 in Israel.



Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1968 include:

  • 20 December - Lieutenant-Colonel Zvi Ofer (Tzvika Ofer), commander of the elite Haruv unit, former Military Governor of Nablus and recipient of the Israeli medal of valour, is killed in action in Wadi Qelt, west of Jericho, while in pursuit of militants who had crossed the Jordan.[2]

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 1968 include:

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1968 include:

Unknown dates[edit]

Notable births[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

  • 11 January – Moshe Zvi Segal (born 1876), Russian (Lithuania)-born Israeli linguist and Talmudic scholar.
  • 1 February – Jacob van der Hoeden (born 1891), Dutch-born Israeli veterinary scientist.
  • 26 September – Lipman Heilprin (born 1902), Russian (Poland)-born Israeli physician.
  • 20 December - Zvi Ofer (born 1932) Israeli soldier, former military governor of Nablus.[2]

Major public holidays[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs (13 August 2000). "THE WAR OF ATTRITION AND THE CEASE FIRE - INTRODUCTION". Retrieved 30 May 2008.
  2. ^ a b Teveth, Shabtai (1969/1970) The Cursed Blessing. The story of Israel's occupation of the West Bank. Weidenfield & Nicolson. SBN 297 00150 7. Translated from Hebrew by Myra Bank. Page 347.
  3. ^ "Drama of the Desert: The Week of the Hostages". TIME. 21 September 1970. Retrieved 7 May 2007. 
  4. ^ "Tel Aviv Bombings Kill One and Hurt 24". NewYork Times. AP. 7 November 1970. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission. Terrorists Bomb Tel Aviv Bus Terminal". Hartford Courant. 5 September 1968. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  6. ^ Chronologies of modern terrorism. Barry Rubin, Barry M. Rubin, Judith Colp Rubin. pg 185

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