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    What Is Zionism?

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    Zionism started in Europe in 19th century as a political movement spearheaded by the Jewish people to facilitate the re-establishment of the land of Israel. The movement was a product of reactions against the exclusionary and anti-sematic initiatives in Europe. Zionism had defined roles that comprises of restorations of Jewish sovereignty in Israel‚ rescue of the exiles from any form of oppressions‚ and to deliver the Jews from the discriminations from anti-Semitic and persecutions in exiles (Avineri

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    Casey Bons Hebrew Studies 356 Essay 3 For Zionism‚ the nineteenth century was a time of new ideas‚ dreams of nationalism‚ and differing opinions. Amidst the complex tangle of beliefs‚ three Zionist founding fathers stood out as thought-revolutionaries: Theodor Herzl‚ Ahad Ha-Am‚ and Max Nordau. Although each of these leaders presented a relatively compelling case for a new national identity‚ I believe that Ahad Ha-Am’s vision stands above the others as the most appropriate for the future Jewish

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    Emily Olsen © KCDistance Learning WebQuest: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 50 points Directions: The state of Palestine was divided in 1947 to establish the nation of Israel‚ resulting in two  separate homelands for the Arab and Jewish people. This land separation has sharply divided Arabs and  Israelis for over 50 years‚ resulting in ongoing violent conflicts.     For this WebQuest‚ you will develop a historical understanding of the complex issues behind the decisions  made in the Middle East

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    for the Jewish national self-determination.[14] It is based on historical ties and religious traditions linking the Jewish people to the Land of Israel.[15] Zionism does not have a uniform ideology‚ but has evolved in a dialogue among a plethora of ideologies: General Zionism‚ Religious Zionism‚ Labor Zionism‚ Revisionist Zionism‚ Green Zionism‚ etc.After almost two millennia of existence of the Jewish diaspora without a national state‚ the Zionist movement was founded in the late 19th century by secular

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    due to the violence of their rebellion. (the) Balfour Declaration: Arthur James Balfour became British Foreign Minister in 1926. His friendship with Chaim Weizmann‚ the Leader of Zionism after 1904‚ meant that the Zionists had formed a connection to the British government. Balfour persuaded the Cabinet to support Zionism‚ with the idea that it would help Britain to win the war by getting the USA to join it due to the large Jewish population. The Declaration was a letter from Arthur James Balfour to

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    The Balfour Declaration

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    responsible for signing the document (Key Press Release on the Recognition of the State of Israel‚ 2011). His intensions‚ along with C. Weizmann and the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland‚ were to establish a homeland for Jewish people (Zionism‚ 2011). The land given to the Jews was not just sacred land to the Jews‚ but for other religions as well (Palestine‚ 2011). For these reasons‚ the leaders of the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland with the additional help of Chaim Weizmann

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    since the beginning of this century however its roots go back to the late 1800’s when a new political movement‚ Zionism emerged. The origin of the term “Zionism” is the biblical world “Zion‚” which is another word for the hill of Jerusalem or the Land of Israel. Zionism is a system of beliefs and ideas that express “the desire to return to their homeland‚” Israel.1 The idea of Zionism began with the “rise of national sentiments in Europe‚” and was published by Theodor Herzl in 1896.2 The concerted

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    Arab Israeli Conflict - 2

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    colonial policy‚ the roots of its causes date back as far as biblical times‚ as well as the 19th century. Although there is no sole cause for the instability in Palestine‚ we can assess several major significant factors‚ namely‚ the parallel growth of Zionism and Arab Nationalism‚ the impact of the first and second World Wars as well as that of the interwar period‚ and last but certainly not least‚ the British mandate in Palestine. Dating back to Biblical times‚ both the Arabs and Jews were promised

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    religious Zionism and the right wing settlers movement as previously explained. The religious parties were aligned closer with the labor party and the settlers prior to the establishment to the state of Israel. The national-religious settlement movement (Gush Emunim) was highjacked‚ and Rav Kook’s pre-1948 settlement movement. Rav Kook’s teachings advocated for the explosion of Arabs and the settlement of disputed largely Arab population west bank. It is‚ unfortunately‚ that religious Zionism has forgotten

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    A Concise History of the Middle East 9th ed. Boulder: Westview Press‚ 2010. Gettlemand and Schaar. The Middle East and Islamic World Reader. New York: Grove Press‚ 2003. -------------------------------------------- [ 1 ]. Theodor Herzl “Zionism: the Vision of an Eventual Jewish State” (1896) [ 2 ]. Palestinian National Council‚ The National Charter (1964‚ 1968)

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