Zionism is the nationalistic movement in Judaism which calls on immense support and identification with the historical Jewish homeland in Israel. The movement originated in the late 19th century in central and eastern Europe around the goal of creating a Jewish state in Palestine - then controlled by the Ottoman Empire. Leaders of the movement sought to liberate Jews from anti-Semitism and persecution in the diaspora through the reestablishment of a Jewish state. Since the 1948 establishment of Israel, Zionism refers to advocacy on behalf of Israel.
Zionism: The Concise History aims to arm allies and controvert adversaries in the impassioned struggle over the meaning and legacy of the Zionist movement.
As deserving of awe and enthusiasm as it is, the Jewish state is not purely the realization of a dream; it is an actual country, made up of real people.
The World Zionist Organization asked families to send photos of their homes and balconies with the most unique and beautiful Israeli decorations.
“Like the rest of the country, we must adapt to the present circumstances while still moving forward."
As old connections to Judaism fade, Zionism is turning into a primary manner Diaspora Jews relate to their Judaism.
'This is the most momentous political event in the whole history of our movement, and it is, perhaps, no exaggeration to say in the whole history of our people since the Exile'
This year we’re facing the coronavirus. Here are 72+1 new reasons I love Israel, in no particular order.