Modern Israeli History 1860-2006
First neighborhood, Mishkenot Sha'ananim, built outside Jerusalem's
1860 - 1904
Theodor Herzl, Father of Zionism, is born.
become a majority in Jerusalem.
Petah Tikvah, first Zionist agricultural settlement, founded by
1882 - 1903
First Aliyah, made up of mostly Eastern European Jews. Started
Rishon Lezion, Rosh Pina and Zichron Yaakov. Also a small number of
Zionist Congress convened by
Theodor Herzl in Basle, Switzerland.
in a Sea of Arab States
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Much Land is Enough?
by Ruth R. Wisse
you begin reading this, please have before you on screen, paper,
or wall, a reliable full-scale map of the Middle East, one stretching
Morocco to Afghanistan, from the Caspian Sea to the Gulf of Aden.
that the territory covering 5.25 million miles belongs to states of the
Land and Her People
land is it?)
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