1971 in Israel

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Events in the year 1971 in Israel.



  • 15 May – Three members of the Turkish Liberation Army, an underground militant organization linked to the PLO, kidnapped and executed Israeli consul-general Efraim Elrom in Ankara.[1]
  • 25 May – The body of Efraim Elrom is found in Istanbul.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1971 include:

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian Arab terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1971 include:

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 1971 include:

Unknown dates[edit]

Notable births[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

  • 4 April – Shlomo-Yisrael Ben-Meir (born 1910), Russian (Poland)-born Israeli politician.
  • 6 June – Yitzhak Tabenkin (born 1888), Russian (Belarus)-born Zionist activist and Israeli politician.
  • 10 July – Chaim Sheba (born 1908), Austro-Hungarian (Bukovina)-born Israeli physician.
  • 19 July – Eliyahu-Moshe Ganhovsky (born 1901), Russian (Poland)-born Israeli politician and Religious Zionist activist.
  • 7 August – Yitzhak-Meir Levin (born 1893), Russian (Poland)-born ultra-orthodox Jewish Polish and Israeli politician, an Israeli government minister and a former leader of Agudat Israel.
  • 28 August – Reuvein Margolies (born 1889), Austro-Hungarian (Galicia)-born Israeli author and Talmudic scholar.
  • 1 September – Mordechai Ofer (born 1924), Polish-born Israeli politician.
  • 17 October – Shimon Bejarno (born 1910), Bulgarian-born Israeli politician.
  • 12 December – Yechezkel Kutscher (born 1909), Austro-Hungarian (Slovakia)-born Israeli philologist and Hebrew linguist.
  • Full date unknown

Major public holidays[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1]

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