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American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust

by Melvin I. Urofsky

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Zionism -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMelvin I. Urofsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS149.5.U6 U76 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 538 p. ;
      Number of Pages538
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5056853M
      ISBN 100385036396
      LC Control Number74019757

      Now a full fledged Zionist, Herzl formed the First Zionist Congress in This is when many people believe Zionism was born. But it is not true. Herzl is the father of modern political Zionism, but Zionism in one form or another had been around for hundreds if not thousands of years.   “Theodor Herzl was the indispensable catalyst of the Zionist movement that began before him, developed independently of him, and prevailed on its own decades after his death. Penslar's book unlocks this paradox, and in richly providing the historical context of his leadership, magnifies its achievement.”—Ruth R. Wisse, author of Jews and.

      Zionist movement, since Zionism developed in late-nineteenth-century Europe in response to social and intellectual realities different from those faced by Jews in the liberal American environment. The problem and the process of adapting Zionism to America is the central concern of Melvin Urofsky's American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust. Theodor Herzl: from assimilation to Zionism User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In , Herzl claimed that he became a Zionist under the influence of the Dreyfus trial, which he witnessed as a journalist. This revealing volume, which covers Herzl's life from to Read full review/5(2).

        " For a small sample of the extensive literature on the early American Zionist movement, see Melvin I. Urofsky, American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust (New York, ); Isidor S. Meyer, (ed.), Early Zionism in America (New York, ); and Marvin Feinstein, American Zionism – (New York, ).Cited by: 3. Thus, Jewish Europe was divided: emancipated in the West, ghettoized in the East. However, all over Europe the idea arose of Jewish liberation, not as a social but as a national question. Theodor Herzl, a classic example of the assimilated Jew, summed up the Zionist aims in his book The Jewish State in Jewry was to be discovered anew as a.


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Superbly researched and written, it is a major contribution to the understanding of the paradoxical weaknesses and strengths of American Zionism in our time This book belongs in any collection of works on American Jewry, world Jewry, American foreign affairs or Israeli-Arab conflict background."—ChoiceCited by:   American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust won the Jewish Book Council's Morris J.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Theodore Herzl, a Vienna journalist, realized /5(4). American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust. [Melvin I Urofsky] "One of the most important books in the field of American-Jewish history to appear in years.

Superbly researched and written, # Bison book.\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Urofsky, Melvin I. American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press, American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust [Urofsky, Melvin I.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Theodore Herzl, a Vienna journalist, realized that anti-Semitism, dramatically illustrated by the Dreyfus Affair in s France, would never be stemmed by the attempts of Jews to assimilate. The publication of his Der Judenstaat in began the political movement for a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

It caught on in Europe but was moribund in the United States until World War I. Melvin I. Zionism is a religious and political effort that brought thousands of Jews from around the world back to their ancient homeland in the Middle East and reestablished Israel as the central location.

Buy American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust by Urofsky, Melvin I. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Melvin I. Urofsky. Naomi W. Cohen; American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust.

By Melvin I. Urofsky. (Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor/Doubleday, xi + pp. Notes, bibliographCited by: The Holocaust Encyclopedia provides an overview of the Holocaust using text, photographs, maps, artifacts, and personal histories.

Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center. Research family history relating to the Holocaust and explore the Museum's collections about individual survivors and victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution. American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust won the Jewish Book Council’s Morris J.

Kaplun Award in “One of the most important books in the field of American-Jewish history to appear in years. The modern movement of Zionism began in the nineteenth century and had as its goal the return of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel. American Zionism consistently portrayed the movement as faithful to democratic and social ideals and argued that the highest ideal of Zionism—social justice for the persecuted remnants of the Jewish people in Europe and elsewhere—was identical with the.

American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust. by Melvin Urofsky. Anchor Press. $ American Jews and the Zionist Idea. by Naomi W. Cohen. Ktav pp. $ For the serious historian, as opposed to the mere antiquarian, the history of American. Zionism as an organized movement is generally considered to have been founded by Theodor Herzl in However, the history of Zionism began earlier and is related to Judaism and Jewish Hovevei Zion, or the Lovers of Zion, were responsible for the creation of 20 new Jewish cities in Palestine between and Before the Holocaust, the movement's central aims were the re.

In the ’s the American Jewish Commission on the Holocaust, made up of the leaders of the Jewish community, rejected the draft of an analysis written by its staff, because they thought it was Author: Stanley Heller.

Theodor Herzl was born in the Dohány utca (Tabakgasse in German), a street in the Jewish quarter of Pest (now eastern part of Budapest), Kingdom of Hungary (now Hungary), to a secular Jewish family.

His father's family were originally from Zimony (today Zemun, Serbia). He was the second child of Jeanette and Jakob Herzl, who were German-speaking, assimilated : 2 MayPest, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian.

American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust: Vital, David: The Origins of Zionism: Theodor Herzl Resources at Questia Online Library (subcription required) Theodor Herzl & Zionism at The Book Gallery, Jerusalem.

Read Arthur Schnitzler's Novel "Der Weg ins Freie" online (in German). Theodor Herzl appears as Leo Gowolsky, one of. Twenty-three years have passed since the publication of Melvin Urofsky's American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust, and it has been 37 years since The Political Worm of American Zionism by Samuel Halperin.

A fresh history of the movement, utilizing the many archival collections that were unavailable at the time Urofsky and Halperin were. This book is just fundamental for anyone who considers itself a zionist or is interested in zionism. Herzl, considered the "father" of Zionism, exposes his thoughts over the importance of creating a Jewish he goes further, by explaning how this would be 's also interesting to know the ideas of a man that, with his politycal zionism, not only created theories but also became an Cited by:.

American Zionism is ageing and some say even dying as the World War II generation, the generation who knew and experienced the Holocaust, passes away. Sixty years after the creation of the State of Israel by the United Nations partition vote, Nov.

29,American Zionists and American Jews do not speak with one voice. The name of the book, The New Christian Zionism, signals its answer to that question on the cover: As one contributor, Darrell Bock, summarizes it (p. ), “In one sense, all the term Christian Zionism means in the end is [a declaration by Christians] that Israel has a right to exist with the same human rights and security guarantees that.Richard Gottheil, the first president FAZ, vanished from Zionist development.

He had disappeared into the life of the reclusive professor of Semitic Languages at Columbia. He reappeared in writing a book on Zionism. The book published by the Jewish Publication Society of America is titled Zionism and subtitled Movements in Judaism.

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