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Zionist Movement

The Foundation of the Zionist Movement

Introduction to Zionist Movement

In 1896 Theodor Herzl, a Hungarian born Jewish journalist, published a short book aptly called The Jewish State, in which he analyzed the causes of anti-Semitism and proposed its cure, the creation of a Jewish st…

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Zionism Varieties

Varieties of Zionism

Introduction to Zionism Varieties

Zionism has spawned a profusion of different ideas and ideologies. The cultural Zionists, whose chief spokesman was the Russian journalist Ahad Ha-am, emphasized the importance of making Palestine a center for the spiritual and c…

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Zionism Precursors

Precursors of Zionism

Introduction to Zionism Precursors

In the mid-19th century, two European Orthodox rabbis, Jehuda Alkalai and Zevi Hirsch Kalischer, adapted the traditional belief in a Messiah to modern conditions by teaching that Jews themselves must lay the groundwork for his …

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Zionism in the 20th Century

Zionism Zionism in the 20th Century

Introduction to Zionism in the 20th Century

The two greatest achievements of Zionism in this century are the commitment made by the British government in the Balfour Declaration of 1917 and the establishment of Israel in 1948.

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Zionism History

Zionism Historical Background

Introduction to Zionism History

Zionism as an organized political movement originated in the 19th century, but its roots go back to the 6th century bc, when the Jews were carried off to captivity in Babylon and their prophets encouraged them to believe t…

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Zionism

Introduction to Zionism

Zionism, movement to unite the Jewish people of the Diaspora (exile) and settle them in Palestine; it arose in the late 19th century and culminated in 1948 in the establishment of the state of Israel. The movement's name is derived from Zion, the hill on which the…

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Wrongful Act

Elements of a Crime: the Wrongful Act

Introduction to Wrongful Act

To be guilty of a crime, a person must either have performed a voluntary physical act or failed to act when he or she had a legal duty to do so. In other words, there is no criminal liability for bad thoughts alone. T…

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Written Wills

Will Written Wills

Introduction to Written Wills

A written will must be signed at the end; a testator unable to write may make an X, and such a mark is considered a valid signature. In the U.S. generally, two, and in some states three, persons must witness the will, that is, they mu…

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Write-In Vote

Introduction to Write-In Vote

Write-In Vote, vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate whose name does not appear on the ballot." (1)

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Writ

Introduction to Writ

Writ, in law, documentary court orders issued to authorize actions in specific legal situations. Writs variously prescribe or forbid certain acts, enforce rights, or redress wrongs. A writ of habeas corpus, for example, safeguards individuals from being unlawfully taken …

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