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Unit 7 Key Terms Zionism a movement to attain an internationally recognized, legally secure homeland for the Jewish people in their historic homeland Kibbutz A collective community in Israel that was traditionally based on agriculture. Kibbutzim began as utopian communities, a combination of socialism and Zionism. Moshav[im] Similar to kibbutzim with an emphasis on community labor. They were designed as part of the Zionist state-building program following the Yishuv ("settlement") in the British Mandate of Palestine during the 20th century, but contrary to the collective kibbutzim, farms in a moshav tended to be individually owned but of fixed and equal size. Intifada An Arabic word which literally means "shaking off", though it is usually translated into English as "uprising" or "resistance" or "rebellion". It is often used as a term for popular resistance to oppression. Holocaust the term generally used to describe the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II, a program of systematic state-sponsored extermination by Nazi Germany, under Adolf
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course HUM 261 taught by Professor R.j.pyle during the Fall '10 term at Kaplan University.

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