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Unformatted text preview: The government used this excuse to demand extra mandate territories and colonies, and also referred to it as a national problem as opposed to an internal issue. This allowed the Polish Government to stray from their regular policies • Polish government supported Zionism because it took Jews out of Poland. They even secretly helped out Zionist by selling them weapons and creating training camps to prepare Jews for Palestine. • Jews were active in Politics: 1. General Zionists want Jewish homeland in Palestine and to lead Polish Jews in Poland as well 2. Agudat Yisrael mostly orthodox take a traditional Jewish stance of moderation. They have private sessions with Parliament. 3. The Bund Leftist sot movement, very academic and more secular Downloaded from: www.yumesorah.com HIS1285ZimMidRev2.pdf Page 4 of 5 HIS 1285 – The Holocaust Professor Zimmerman • Fall 2003 Midterm Essay Review Poland created a Jewish Colonization Committee to look into other options and places to send the Jews. They decided this was necessary given the Arab uprisings in Britain, and that Britain had signed the white paper agreement in 1939. Places considered were 1. Madagascar 2. Angola (secretive) 3. Sinai Peninsula Downloaded from: www.yumesorah.com HIS1285ZimMidRev2.pdf Page 5 of 5...
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