The war and the danger to European Jewry brought with them a fervor that Jewish activists could only wish for these days.
Shocked by World War I, American Jews turned to Zionism as a way to save their European brethren. Their support came at just the right moment to affect the course of Jewish history.
The 29th president was largely apathetic toward American Jewish causes, but remained proudly supportive of the Zionist movement.
When Allenby marched into Jerusalem.
So goes the accusation. But the public commitment Britain made to the Jews in Palestine is very different from the Sykes-Picot accord and other secret “treaties” carving up native lands.
San Remo, Faisal, and the historic Jewish connection to the Land of Israel.
The centennial of the agreement that shaped the modern Middle East.
The Nebi Musa riots, which happened 100 years ago last week, killed five Jews, injured hundreds, and set a pattern for decades of anti-Jewish antagonism.
How Zionist leaders held Britain to its promise of a Jewish national home.
At one time, the newspaper expressed something other than revulsion toward the Jewish national movement.
“The idea of Judaism is inseparable from the idea of the Jewish people, and the idea of the Jewish people is inseparable from the idea. . .
When, 100 years ago, the victors in World War I needed a push to get behind “the right of Jews to reconstitute in Palestine their National Home,” Italy was there.
With the aid of T.E. Lawrence.
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