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Creating Israel: The Zionist Idea, 1870-1948

Contributor(s): Ken Weiser
Topics(s): Zionism and Nationalisms
Date: April 26, 2017

By reading major voices for Zionism and their critics, this syllabus studies the context for the emergence of Zionism as a Jewish national movement in the 19th century, arguments for and against it made in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and the conflicts and debates among Zionist thinkers over their ideas and visions.