Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, Chief of staff Yitzhak Rabin, Gen. Rehavam Zeevi (R) And Gen. Narkis in the old city of Jerusalem, 1967. (Flickr - Government Press Office)

This week Israelis celebrate Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), the anniversary of the reunification of the eternal Jewish capital during the 1967 Six Day War.

Exodus from Egypt

Although the matter is still hotly debated, there is evidence indicating that the Exodus story may have taken place earlier than assumed by many archaeologists.