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Israel and Palestine 1. Various Islamic regimes would come on. a. They believe all descendants are prophets b. Final prophet Muhammad c. Christians and Jews were allowed to live there. 2. Europe 3. WWI a. Several dozens of thousands of Jews have moved to the “Holy land” b. Britain comes down and wants to sneak up on the ottoman empire b.i. In process many deals are made with the different populations living there b.ii. Balfour declaration – a promise by British government that there should be a Jewish homeland b.iii. This is later ratified by the League of Nations. Big question is what does this mean? c. After this all of the land is taken from the Ottoman Empire c.i. Essentially they create colonies out of this area c.ii. During this time a bureaucratic body the Jewish Agency is created d. Limits on how many Jews can come in, Quotas: d.i. Based on wealth, education, etc. d.ii. Creates a good oversight over the immigrants d.iii. Before Nazi Germany almost decided to support Zionism,
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