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Preparing for Statehood

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the wake of the Second World War that wreaked havoc on the European Jewish Diaspora, the stage was set for drastic change in the Zionist movement and in its positions and tactics. The members of ... More


The World Wars as Jewish Wars

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates the effect of the mobilization of ideas and manpower on the Zionist movement during the two world wars as well as a smaller international conflict that adumbrated World War ... More


The Zionist Movement: Victory Hanging in the Balance

Peter Krause

in Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501708558
eISBN:
9781501712678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501708558.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explains how, after decades of fragmentation and the inability to secure statehood, a Zionist population that owned 7 percent of the Palestine Mandate and represented 37 percent of its ... More


Dissimilation

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter turns to what historians have recently called ‘dissimilation’, the affirmation of Jewishness in response to an unwelcoming society. It inquires into new ways of being Jewish and ... More


The Sharett Legacy

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Moshe Sharett belongs to the category of forgotten leaders. For about thirty years, from the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s, he influenced the internal development and especially foreign relations of the ... More


Introduction

Daniel Kupfert Heller

in Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174754
eISBN:
9781400888627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174754.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides a background of the Betar youth movement in Poland in the 1930s. Like dozens of Zionist youth movements operating in the country at the time, Betar promised to ... More


‘Outposts of Jewish Palestine’: young Zionist refugees in Manchester

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1933, the Zionist movement in Manchester was already fifty years old. The first Manchester Jewish organisation to promote the colonisation of what was then Ottoman Palestine was founded in 1884, ... More


The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Avi Shlaim

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book chronicles King Abdullah's relationship with the Zionist movement from his appointment as Emir of Transjordan in 1921 to his assassination in 1951. Focusing on the events that led to the ... More


Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Hillel Cohen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Inspired by stories he heard in the West Bank as a child, the author of this biook uncovers here a hidden history central to the narrative of the Israel-Palestine conflict but for the most part ... More


Chinese and Japanese Perceptions of the Jews

Gao Bei

in Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199840908
eISBN:
9780199979820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840908.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

Chapter One illuminates how many Chinese nationalists and intellectuals in the early 20th century embraced the Zionist movement to inspire their fellow countrymen. In the late 1930s, when China faced ... More


Modern British Jewry

Geoffrey Alderman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive history of the Jews of Britain over the last century and a half. The author examines the social structure and economic base of Jewish communities in Victorian England and ... More


Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Liora R. Halperin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The promotion and vernacularization of Hebrew, traditionally a language of Jewish liturgy and study, was a central accomplishment of the Zionist movement in Palestine in the years following World War ... More


Old Collaborators, New Traitors

Hillel Cohen and Haim Watzman

in Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Arab rebellion that started in 1936 led to two significant changes in collaboration between Arabs and the Zionist movement. For one, the scope of the term “treason” was broadened in Arab public ... More


Introduction A History of Malaria and Zionist Nationalism in Mandatory Palestine

in Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the history of malaria control and the Zionist nationalist movement in mandatory Palestine during the period of British rule ... More


The “Traitors” Counterattack

Hillel Cohen and Haim Watzman

in Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that institutionalized collaboration had four sources: the Palestinian opposition's sense that it had reached a dead end and must choose between dissolution and accepting help ... More


Languages of Leisure in the Home, the Coffeehouse, and the Cinema

Liora R. Halperin

in Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses the mix of censure and license that users of other languages in Palestine had to confront around their practices in cafes, the cinema, and the home. These three sites of ... More


Binationalism and Jewish Identity: Hannah Arendt and the Question of Palestine

Amnon Raz-krakotzkin

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues that binationalism was the necessary conclusion of the analysis of anti-Semitism, the nation-state, and colonialism, the issues discussed in The Origins of Totalitarianism. Seen ... More


Technological Landscape: The Jezreel Valley and the Huleh Valley Projects

in Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the malaria control swamp drainage projects in the Jezreel Valley and the Huleh Valley in Palestine, and their connection to the Zionist nationalist movement. It suggests that ... More


Garden cities and suburbs in Palestine: the case of Tel Aviv

Miki Zaidman and Ruth Kark

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Zionist historiography, this chapter argues, has often referred to Ahuzat Bayit (the Jaffa neighbourhood from which Tel Aviv developed) as a unique phenomenon. Placing these ‘unique phenomenon’ ... More


The British left and Zionism: History of a divorce

Paul Kelemen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088124
eISBN:
9781781706152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This study examines how the diverse strands of the British left have interpreted the conflict in Palestine. From being overwhelmingly supportive of the Zionist movement's effort to build a Jewish ... More


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