1976 in Israel

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Events in the year 1976 in Israel.



Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1976 include:

Notable Israeli military operations against Palestinian militancy targets

The old airport control tower of Entebbe

The most prominent Israeli military counter-terrorism operations (military campaigns and military operations) carried out against Palestinian militants during 1976 include:

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian Arab terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1976 include:

  • 27 June – Air France Flight 139, originating in Tel Aviv and carrying 248 passengers and a crew of 12 takes off from Athens, Greece, headed for Paris, France. The flight is hijacked by Palestinian Arab assailants with German Revolutionäre Zellen supporters and flown to Entebbe Airport (now known as Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda. Shortly after landing, all non-Jewish passengers were released. The hijacking of this flight leads to the IDF hostage-rescue mission "Operation Entebbe" carried out in the Entebbe Airport seven days later (see details above).

Unknown dates[edit]

Notable births[edit]

  • 5 April – Sandy Bar, Israeli actress and model.
  • 25 April – Amir Fay Guttman, Israeli singer and actor.
  • 18 September – Guri Alfi, Israeli actor and stand-up comedian.

Notable deaths[edit]

Yonatan Netanyahu's gravestone

Major public holidays[edit]

See also[edit]


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