1992 in Israel

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Events in the year 1992 in Israel.



Aftermath of the Bijlmerramp disaster

Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1992 include:

  • 17 December – Israel deports 415 Hamas activists to Lebanon.

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian Arab terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1992 include:

  • 14 February – Night of the Pitchforks (ליל הקילשונים): Three Israeli soldiers are killed by Israeli Arabs at a military recruit training base near Kibbutz Gal'ed.
  • 17 March – A suicide car-bomb explodes at the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing 29 and injuring 242.
  • 24 May – Murder of Helena Rapp
  • 22 September – a border policeman, Avinoam Peretz, was killed at the French Hill neighborhood in northeastern Jerusalem. Hamas took responsibility.
  • 13 December – Hamas activists kidnap and kill an Israeli Border Police officer, Nissim Toledano. This event precipitated Israel's decision to deport 415 Hamas activists to the Lebanon four days later.

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 1992 include:

Notable births[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

  • 9 March – Menachem Begin (born 1913), Russian (Belarus)-born Prime Minister of Israel, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 18 June – Mordecai Ardon (born 1896), Austro-Hungarian (Galicia)-born Israeli painter.
  • 22 July – Ya'akov Hazan (born 1899), Russian (Belarus)-born Israeli politician and social activist.
  • 10 August – Shimon Agranat (born 1906), American-born former President of the Supreme Court of Israel.
  • Full date unknown

Major public holidays[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Accident description at the Aviation Safety Network
  2. ^ "Two engines separate from the right wing and result in loss of control and crash of Boeing 747 freighter" (PDF). flightsafety.org. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 September 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "El Al Flight 1862" (PDF). Nederlands Aviation Safety Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2008. 

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