Origin of Zionism
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As Theodor Herzl, the father of modern Zionism, once said, "If you will it, it is no dream."Would Pro-Israel Billionaires Adelson and Saban Really Buy the NYT?|Eli Lake|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It opposes global capitalism, European integration and Zionism.In Hands of Hungarian Artist, Jewish Home Movies of the ’30s a Warning of Coming Holocaust|Daniel Genis|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By evening,” Shavit writes, “Zionism has taken the city of Lydda.
“Zionism carries out a massacre in the city of Lydda,” Shavit writes.
He proposes that Zionism was historically miraculous and he proposes that Zionism was historically culpable.
Zionism, Socialism and Anarchism come up in turn, and so many trenchant and vital things are said on these subjects.Discourses of Keidansky|Bernard G. Richards
This is an allegory referring to certain aspects of Zionism.Stories and Pictures|Isaac Loeb Peretz
People declare Zionism to be a dream, and deny that its practical realization is possible.Zionism and Anti-Semitism|Max Simon Nordau
Mr. Pinski is zealous in his interests in literature, drama, socialism, and Zionism.Contemporary One-Act Plays|Sir James M. Barrie
Zionism, when reduced to its concrete possibilities, can form only one plank in the universal platform of the Jewish nation.
"movement for forming (later supporting) a Jewish national state in Palestine," 1896, from German Zionismus (from Zion + Latin-derived suffix -ismus; see -ism); first recorded 1886 in "Selbstemancipation," by "Matthias Acher" (pseudonym of Nathan Birnbaum).
The belief that Jews (see also Jews) should have their own nation; Jewish nationalism. Zionism gained much support among Jews and others in the early twentieth century, and the hoped-for nation was established in the late 1940s in Palestine, as the state of Israel. Zionism is opposed by most Arabs. (See Arab-Israeli conflict.)