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5. Zionism: 'Next Year, in Jerusalem' - but Whose Jerusalem?


 
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1. Title Title of document 5. Zionism: 'Next Year, in Jerusalem' - but Whose Jerusalem? - Jews
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Peter Cave; The Open University and New York University (London);
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Dan Cohn-Sherbok; University of Wales (Emeritus Professor) and Rabbi;
 
3. Subject Discipline(s) Religious Studies
 
4. Subject Keyword(s) Jews; Jewish; modern Judaism; Jewish humour; anti-semitism; Zionism; Israel; losher; Jewish life; Jewish philosophy
 
5. Subject Subject classification Jewish Studies
 
6. Description Abstract You might think that Zionism was initially
embraced by Jews worldwide. But this was not
so. The early Zionists such as Theodor Herzl
constituted a tiny minority. In The Jewish State
(1896), Herzl argued that Jews will never be safe
in the lands where they live. The solution to the
problem of Jew-hatred is for the Jewish people to
have their own country.
The vast majority of Jews, however, remained
indifferent to this plea. Strictly Orthodox Jews
viewed Zionism as a pernicious heresy. According
to traditional Judaism, they insisted, Jews must
wait for the Messiah to arrive to lead the Jewish
people to their ancient homeland. Throughout the
world, Orthodox leaders denounced the Zionists
and branded Zionism a heresy.
 
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
 
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 30-Nov-2018
 
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
 
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12. Format File format PDF
 
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier https://journals.equinoxpub.com/books/article/view/35986
 
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.35986
 
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Jews
 
16. Language English=en en
 
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19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd