- a worldwide Jewish movement that resulted in the establishment and development of the state of Israel.
Origin of Zionism
Examples from the Web for zionist
At the core of al Qaeda's narrative is the message that Islam is under siege by a 'Zionist Crusader' conspiracy.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea
November 9, 2014
And after the film premiered in Telluride, you were accused by Iran State Media of being a “Zionist” CIA spy.Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater’ and the ‘Chickensh-t’ Democrats’ Midterm Massacre
November 9, 2014
His great-grandfather, David Yellin, was a prominent Zionist scholar and Israeli pioneer.
A longtime Zionist, Kawalek grew up in Montreal in a semi-religious household.
Although he still considers himself a Zionist, Kawalek believes Israel should be held accountable for the devastation in Gaza.
The Zionist regards it as contemptible to conceal his nationality.Zionism and Anti-Semitism
Max Simon Nordau
He mistook David for a Zionist, and denounced him for a foreigner.Ghetto Comedies
In the interims, he played on the exciting stage of the Zionist Congresses.
The Jewish masses must be organized for the support of the Zionist movement.
The Congress was declared to be "the chief organ of the Zionist movement."
- a political movement for the establishment and support of a national homeland for Jews in Palestine, now concerned chiefly with the development of the modern state of Israel
- a policy or movement for Jews to return to Palestine from the Diaspora
Word Origin and History for zionist
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.)