In 1967, Egypt received false intel from the Soviets that Israel was massing its troops on the Syrian border. In response, Egypt mobilized its forces in Sinai and Straits of Tiran. Israel saw the blockade of Tiran as a Casus Belli and launched a pre-emptive strike thus initiating the Six-Day War.
In 1968 a Syrian Air Force MiG accidentally landed in Israel. The pilot had been navigating with a map published in the 1940s.
If you send a letter to Israel addressed to god, they will place it in the Western Wall, where visitors traditionally place handwritten notes of prayer and wishes in the cracks between its stones.
Israel-related animal conspiracy theories exist in some countries. Sharks, vultures, boars, rats, and dolphins are among the animals Israel allegedly uses against others.
If you are Jewish and 18-26 years old, you are entitled to a free 10 day trip to Israel.
In 1977, an Israeli cargo ship rescued 66 starving Vietnamese Men, women, and children, after their SOS signals had already been ignored by 4 other Countries. Israel then granted them all citizenship.
Practicing magic is punishable by up to 5 years in prison in Israel.
Women were allowed to enter combat roles in the Israel. They performed at a level equal to men but the program was still abolished for two reasons: Islamist fighters refused to surrender to women, and the men in the unit would lose all combat discipline when a woman was injured.
There’s a mystery prisoner held in total seclusion in Israel, known only as Mister X. The press isn’t allowed to mention his existence.