Events in the year 1963 in Israel.
Prime Minister of Israel – David Ben-Gurion (Mapai) until 26 June, Levi Eshkol (Mapai)
President of Israel – Yitzhak Ben-Zvi until 23 April, (Kadish Luz, acting president 23 April to 21 May), Zalman Shazar from 21 May
Chief of General Staff - Tzvi Tzur
Government of Israel - 10th Government of Israel until 26 June, 11th Government of Israel
23 April – President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi dies in office and Kadish Luz, Speaker of the Knesset, becomes acting President pending the election of a new President.
21 May – In the 1963 Presidential Election, the Knesset elects Zalman Shazar as President of Israel, by a majority of 67 votes to 33 votes caste in favour of his opponent, Peretz Bernstein. Shazar assumes office immediately as the third president of the State of Israel.
16 June – David Ben-Gurion resigns as Prime Minister for what he describes as personal reasons and chooses Levi Eshkol as his successor.
26 June – Levi Eshkol is elected Prime Minister of Israel. The 11th Government is approved that day and the members are sworn in.
5 July – Diplomatic relations between the Israeli and the Japanese governments are raised to embassy level.
1963 in Israel Wikipedia
The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1963 include:
Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets
The most prominent Palestinian fedayeen terror attacks committed against Israelis during 1963 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 1963 include:The re-establishment of the moshav Avivim.
The founding of the kibbutz Grofit.
12 January – Rami Heuberger, Israeli actor and entertainer.
25 August – Avi Ran, Israeli footballer (goalkeeper) (died 1987).
18 September – Uri Fink, Israeli comic book artist and writer.
4 October – Ronny Rosenthal, former Israeli footballer.
5 November – Yair Lapid, Israeli journalist, author, TV presenter and news anchor.
20 December – Tal Friedman, Israeli comedian, actor and musician.
13 February – Daniel Auster (born 1893), Austro-Hungarian (Galicia)-born Israeli politician, the first Jewish Mayor of Jerusalem.
23 April – Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (born 1884), Russian (Ukraine)-born Labor Zionist leader and the second President of Israel.
17 May – Ami Assaf (born 1903), Israeli politician.
8 June – Haim Boger (born 1876), Russian (Crimea)-born Zionist activist and Israeli politician.
23 July – Shlomo Lavi (born 1882), Russian (Poland)-born Zionist activist and Israeli politician.
9 October – Yehezkel Kaufmann (born 1889), Russian (Ukraine)-born Israeli philosopher and Biblical scholar.