Modern Jewish History Final Study Guide (dragged) 2

A zionism undoubtedly emerged in response to growing

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Unformatted text preview: land? a. Zionism undoubtedly emerged in response to growing anti-Semitism i. But such anti-Semitism has always existed in diaspora, so why now? b. After the many failed attempts at integration, the Jewish people needed a new identity and ideology. i. Observed growing nationalistic trends around them (ex. Poles) ii. The nation-state model was successful, and it would work for the Jewish people as well 4. Removing the lens of hindsight, where should Jews have gone in the interwar years? Should they have stayed in Poland, or should they have gone to America, Palestine, or elsewhere? a. Staying in Poland...
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