1974 in Israel

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Events in the year 1974 in Israel.



The memorial for the victims of the Mahanayim disaster

Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1974 include:

Ma'alot massacre victims in the Safed Cemetery

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian Arab terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1974 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 1974 include:

Unknown dates[edit]

Notable births[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

  • 15 January – Yosef Serlin (born 1906), Russian (Poland)-born Zionist activist, lawyer and Israeli politician.
  • 5 April - Yitzhak Arieli (born 1896), leading Israeli rabbi.
  • 5 October – Zalman Shazar (born 1889), Russian (Belarus)-born Israeli politician, author and poet. He served as the third President of Israel.
  • 6 November – Shlomo Zemach (born 1887), Russian (Poland)-born Israeli author, agriculturalist and early Zionist pioneer.
  • Full date unknown
    • Meir Margalit (born 1906), Russian (Poland)-born Israeli stage actor.
    • Aharon Meskin (born 1898), Russian (Belarus)-born Israeli stage actor.

Major public holidays[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Modern Israel & the Diaspora (1970-1979) Jewish Virtual Library
  2. ^ "Top 10 Worst School Massacres". The List Universe. Retrieved 25 October 2008. 
  3. ^ "1974: Dozens Die as Israel Retaliates for Ma'alot". BBC. 16 May 1974. Retrieved 25 October 2008. 

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