1989 in Israel

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Events in the year 1989 in Israel.



The area west of the University of Haifa which burnt up in the 1989 Mount Carmel forest fire. Picture taken in December 2010

Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1989 include:

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian Arab terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1989 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 1989 include:

Unknown dates[edit]

Notable births[edit]

  • July 11 – Liel Kolet, Israeli singer, of Indian Jewish descent
  • August 11 – Ben Sahar, Israeli footballer

Notable deaths[edit]

  • January 4 – Dvora Netzer (born 1897), Russian (Ukraine)-born Israeli politician.
  • February 21 – Moshe Unna (born 1902), German-born Israeli politician.
  • April 9 – Moshe Ziffer (born 1902), Austro-Hungarian (Galicia)-born Israeli sculptor.
  • June 22 – Menahem Stern (born 1925), Polish-born Israeli historian.
  • October 14 – Dov Sadan (born 1902), Austro-Hungarian (Galicia)-born Israeli academic and politician.
  • October 20 – Dahn Ben-Amotz (born 1924), Polish-born Israeli journalist and author.
  • Full date unknown

Major public holidays[edit]

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