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  Zionism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A precursor to the Zionist movement of the later 1800s occurred with the 1820 attempt by journalist, playwright and American-born diplomat Mordecai Manuel Noah to establish a Jewish homeland on Grand Island, New York, (north of Buffalo, New York, USA).
Chaim Weizmann, who became the leader of the Zionist movement after Herzl's death in 1904, was a professor at a British university, and he used his extensive contacts to lobby the British government for a statement in support of Zionist aspirations.
Within Zionist literature, the Arab presence was largely ignored, as in the famous slogan "A land without a people for a people without a land." This slogan is often attributed to Israel Zangwill, but its original form, "A country without a nation for a nation without a country," was penned by Lord Shaftesbury.
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 The Jewish Question and the Zionist Movement
It is the common premise of both Zionist and anti-Zionist writers that the Zionist movement was established as a response to European anti-Semitism at the end of the 19th century.
As a result, at the end of the war, the Zionist movement claimed to be the sole representative of the six million Jews who had died and of the hundred thousand survivors, on whose behalf it demanded the establishment of a Jewish state.
The other problem was the tremendous setback of the progressive movement of emancipation in the West towards the end of the 19th century, and the growth of a new kind of nationalist and racist anti-Semitism 'which finally reached the macabre proportion of the Nazi era" (9).
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 Herzl and the Zionist Movement
The basis was laid for the Zionist Central Bank at the Second Zionist Congress; Herzl viewed this as a powerful instrument for political, economic and Zionist activity.
He put forward the idea that the Zionist movement could assist Turkey defray its debts, in return for which the Zionists would be granted a charter for Jewish settlement under the Turkish aegis.
The central figure in the Zionist movement did not prepare the ground properly for his work and his negotiations with the Turks lacked any realistic basis in terms of the movement's capacity to conduct a large-scale and complicated financial operation of this nature.
www.jafi.org.il /education/100/act/14zion.html   (2097 words)

 The Youth Zionist Movement Akiba
The Akiba movement was established in the city of Krakow in 1901.
The activity among the movement members was so intense and persistent that many members started to relate to the rest of their activity group as family and that was one of the aims the Akiba movement set for implementation.
Laban was the representative of the Dror movement in Krakow.
www.angelfire.com /my/heritage/ghetto_bochnia/appendix/akiba.htm   (7807 words)

 Ralph Schoenman: The Hidden History of Zionism - Chapter 2: Zionist Objectives
The intent was to replace the indigenous population with a new settler community, to eradicate the farmers, artisans and town-dwellers of Palestine and substitute an entirely new workforce composed of the settler population.
Zionist plans for the Palestinian people anticipated the Ottoman solution for the Armenians, who would be slaughtered in the first sustained genocide of the 20th century.
While the Zionists in their propaganda insisted that Palestine was unpopulated, in their dealings with their imperial sponsors they made clear that subjugation was the order of the day and offered themselves as the instrument.
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 Zionism and the Creation of Israel - Definition and Brief History
Zionist ideas evolved over time and were influenced by circumstances as well as by social and cultural movements popular in Europe at different times, including socialism, nationalism and colonialism, and assumed different "flavors" depending on the country of origin of the thinkers and prevalent contemporary intellectual currents.
The Revisionists rejoined the Zionist movement, but were still called "dissidents" and did not merge their underground armies, the Irgun and the Lehi (also called the "Stern Gang") into the Hagannah defense organization of the mainstream Zionists.
The Socialist-Zionist movement certainly did not see themselves as colonialists and were opposed to colonialism and imperialism, nor did the USSR originally oppose Zionism on the basis that it is a colonialist movement.
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 Strategic Insights -- Framing the Zionist Movement: The Effects of Zionist Discourse on the Arab-Israeli Peace Process
By using SMT to analyze the Zionist movement, I argue that because Zionism is and has been the dominant discourse for Israeli Jews, a critical factor impeding the Arab-Israeli peace process is the ongoing framing of Israeli identity through a particular Zionist discourse.
Revered by followers and loathed by foes, Jabotinsky’s militant approach to achieving Zionist goals began in a Jewish self-defense corps to counter Russian pogroms in 1903.[31] He would further his military background in support of the allies during WWI and through a self-defense corps opposing Arab riots in 1920.
Framing of the Zionist movement overtime shifted from passive resistance to offensive confrontation and was complicated by the many factions and sub-factions vying for political power.
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 51 Documents - Zionist Collaboration With The Nazis
Walter Laqueur had to bark in the Zionist New Republic after their Perdition debacle: "Some of Brenner's book is invented, some is exaggerated or drawn out of context." Yet even he admits that "German Zionists did not fully understand the meaning of Hitler when he came to power in 1933.
Zionist factions competed for the honor of allying to Hitler.
The establishment of the historic Jewish state on a national and totalitarian basis, bound by a treaty with the German Reich, would be in the interest of a maintained and strengthened future German position of power in the Near East.
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Thus Christian Zionists simply seek to give voice to that which Jesus Himself has already said; namely, that the modern-day restoration of the State of Israel is not a political accident, or merely the result of a secular, political, Zionist movement, but rather the fulfilment of God's own Word.
Christian Zionists are determined to proclaim the truth of the New Testament, namely that God is not finished with Israel and that, in fact, she will yet become a "cornerstone" of His plan for the world.
Christian Zionists believe that in seeking her peace they are in the long run working for the world's peace (Isaiah 2:1-4).
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 International Socialist Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Thus the absurdity of the Zionist saying that Palestine was "a land without a people for a people without a land." Every Zionist knew that the main obstacle to founding their state was that the land they wanted for themselves was already inhabited.
Zionist colonization, even the most restricted, must either be terminated or carried out in defiance of the will of the native population.
Urban life was, in their [Zionist leaders] eyes, a symptom of social and moral degeneration; returning to the land would give birth to the ‘new man’ they hoped to create in Palestine.
www.isreview.org /issues/24/hidden_history.shtml   (7331 words)

 American Zionist Movement | Home
The World Zionist Organization Solidarity Mission to Israel, which took place August 7-9, 2006, brought together more than 100 participants from 16 countries around the world to be "with Israel, in Israel." The largest delegation of 36 people came from the American Zionist Movement.
Herzl: Up Close and Personal - A Journey in Pursuit of the Zionist Vision is a special traveling exhibit marking the world-wide commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Herzl's death.
Distributed by the American Zionist Movement in collaboration with its partners in Israel.
www.azm.org   (398 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The entire movement was renamed Hashachar (“the dawn”), signifying the birth of a new movement.
The movement’s Israel Summer Programs exploded from a participation of around 60 in the mid-80’s to an enrollment of over 1,300 during the last half of the decade.
For decades the movement proclaimed Aliyah to be its primary goal; in 1995, after much debate, the National Convention body voted to make Aliyah its ultimate goal, making room for “the fostering of Jewish and Zionist identity” as its primary goal.
www.youngjudaea.org /html/history.html   (1773 words)

 The Post Zionist Movement: Origins and Character   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Post-Zionism is in fact the protest of the individual against the Zionist ideology, since that ideology grants priority to the individual’s obligations towards the national collective, much more than it views the national collective as being innately responsible for the happiness of its individual members.
The Israeli labor movement was not immune to the prevailing attitude that the pre-War ideologies had failed; its social ideology is proof of this.
The immediate danger facing the needed Zionist consensus is the moral, social and personal decadence arising from unrestrained materialistic competition, which extends outwards to the Israeli public from its academic base.
www.wzo.org.il /doingzionism/resources/view.asp?id=154&subject=189   (3753 words)

 Herzl Creates the Zionist Movement
Sensitive to how dramas are staged (he was a moderately successful playwright), Herzl insisted that this first gathering be very public, honorable, fully worthy of a meeting of leaders of a civilized nation..
Herzl was born and grew up in Budapest and, when he was a young man, moved with his family to Vienna, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
By means of his own direct political activity, Herzl had placed the Jewish problem and the Political Zionist solution on the agenda of the Jewish people and of major world powers.
www.jafi.org.il /education/100/act/herzl   (1442 words)

 9/11 - 3/11 - 7/7 -- Qui Bono? The Zionist Movement
This is indeed the essence of Zionism, The Zionist is first and foremost a Jew.
Zionism appears to be an international movement that is fuelled by the solidarity of 3rd category subjects.
This is probably the biggest strength of the Zionist movement.
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 MMDN Forums - the truth about the zionist movement
Zionist history is pretty disturbing...I have some stuff on them that I have been reading and it all sickens me.
The other thing you are forgetting is that many of the early Zionists were secular (in fact many were Marxists) and they initially lived peacefully alongside the Arabs.
And the Zionist movement predates the Holocaust, so the point about Germany is misleading.
www.marilyn-manson.net /forums/showthread.php?t=6347   (1633 words)

 A Definition of Zionism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Zionism, the national movement for the return of the Jewish people to their homeland and the resumption of Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel, advocated, from its inception, tangible as well as spiritual aims.
Jews of all persuasions, left and right, religious and secular, joined to form the Zionist movement and worked together toward these goals.
Disagreements led to rifts, but ultimately, the common goal of a Jewish state in its ancient homeland was attained.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Zionism/zionism.html   (86 words)

 1896-1916 - Zionist movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In 1897 the first Zionist Congress was held in Switzerland, which issued the Basle programme on the colonization of Palestine and the establishment of the World Zionist Organization (WZO).
In 1906 the Zionist congress decided the Jewish homeland should be Palestine.
But the roots of the violence lay deeper in Arab fears of the burgeoning Zionist movement, which aimed to make at least part of British-administered Palestine a Jewish state.
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 The Zionist Movement and the Foundation of Israel, 1839-1972, Archive Editions, Zionism, Zionists, history, Israel and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The bulk of the material, volumes 2 to 8, relates to the years 1916-1948 when the Zionist debate raged, the movement became factionalised, split, and eventually, partly because of events surrounding World War II, achieved its goal of the creation of Israel.
l April 1936, Presidency of the New Zionist Organization to the Colonial Secretary voicing concerns about the recent murder of Jewish settlers, and further to that stating that the underlying cause of the murders is the misconception in Arab minds that settlement growth should be subject to Arab agreement.
He warns that while the war was on the Zionists fought with the British but now the rift caused by the policies in the 1939 White Paper threatens to open again.
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 American Zionist Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Of the 500 elected delegates to represent World Jewish communities at the 34th World Zionist Congress in June, twenty-nine percent will be elected directly by Americans.
And for the first time in Zionist history, you can register to vote on the Internet.
The World Zionist Congress deliberates on a variety of issues affecting Israel, its infrastructure and its values.
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 MessianicDirectory.com Zionist Movement Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Teaching, Zionist Movement - This website was started by young Jews who felt that their voice must be heard.
Zionist - It has been seven years since Yasser Arafat received the Nobel Peace Prize and in that time it has become abundantly clear that Mr.
Now, We, of the Northmen Movement (the Nordic Meshianite Movement), are growing out of that 4th one to become the Major Move of God in this New Millenium.
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 Workers World Jan. 9, 2003: Does Israel plan to expel all Palestinians?
There are some in the anti-war movement who advocate separating out the Palestinian struggle and focusing only on opposing a new U.S. war against Iraq.
The Hizbollah movement that forced the Israeli withdrawal from southern Lebanon in 2000 is also on the list, as are the governments of Syria and Libya.
Sharon and the other Israeli leaders aspire to fulfill what the goals of the political Zionist movement have been since its origin a century ago: to turn all of historic Palestine into an exclusively Jewish state.
www.workers.org /ww/2003/palestine0109.php   (1493 words)

 Zionist Quotes
Since the inception of Zionism, its leaders have been keen on creating a "Jewish State" based on a "Jewish majority" by mass immigration of Jews to Palestine, primarily European Jews fleeing from anti-Semitic Tsarist Russia and Nazi Germany.
It must be emphasized that the concept of "population transfer" was embraced by all shades of opinion in the Zionist movement, from the Revisionist Right to the Labor Left, including the "Moderate" Moshe Sharett and the socialist Arthur Ruppin.
For your convenience, each quote has been referenced (along with the page number), and grouped by: the Zionist Leader to whom the quotes is attributed, and by subject matter.
www.palestineremembered.com /Acre/Famous-Zionist-Quotes/Story637.html   (267 words)

 American Zionist Movement
The American Zionist Movement is a coalition of groups and individuals committed to Zionism, the idea that the Jewish people is one people with a shared history, values and language.
The Jerusalem Program is the set of ideals and principles on which all Zionists agree.
Adopted in 1968 at the 27th World Congress, it is the very basis of the unity on which the American Zionist Movement rests.
www.doingzionism.org.il /federations/fed_home.asp?fed=azm   (195 words)

 The Movement for Zionist Renewal - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Movement is open to Zionists of every religious persuasion who agree with its Declaration of Principles, abide by its Rules and Regulations, and pay the membership fee.
The Movement’s first priority, therefore, is to establish the Zionist Foundation for Israel for the purpose of channeling contributions to worthy Zionist-oriented projects, encourage cooperative endeavors between the existing organizations and initiate new ones.
One of the movement's important tasks is attracting interest from among the Olim, whose potential for patriotism and zionism has yet to be fathomed in our society.
www.mtzion.org.il /en/index.html   (405 words)

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