World Zionism

December 1918 Israel Offers Peace to Islam
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December 1918 Israel Offers Peace to Islam

Views of leading Zionists in London were summarized in an unofficial proposal given by Chaim Weizmann to Lord Balfour.  The highlights included requests for: Official recognition of the historical land rights of Palestine to the Jews, but with the understanding that non-Jewish populations would be respected and protected A “Trustee” to be appointed to the […]

March 17, 1913 Gerard Lowther to Sir E. Grey on Ottoman Opposition to Zionism
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March 17, 1913 Gerard Lowther to Sir E. Grey on Ottoman Opposition to Zionism

FO 371/1794 – No. 218 (16925)                                                    Pera, March 17, 1913 Sir, After the coup d’etat of January 23, last by which the Committee of Union and Progress (e.g. CUP) seized power, the Zionists again became active here and the grand rabbi of Turkey addressed to the minister of justice two notes demanding the abolition of […]

March 7, 1911 General Lowther to Sir Edward Grey about Anti-Zionist Resentments in Turkey
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March 7, 1911 General Lowther to Sir Edward Grey about Anti-Zionist Resentments in Turkey

FO 371/1245 – No. 146 Confidential                                         Pera, March 7th, 1911 Sir, In Mr. Marling’s despatch no. 992 confidential of December 27th 1909, my no. 621 of august 31st 1910 and my no. 121 of the 21st ultimo, the question of Zionism or the unrestricted immigration of Jews into Turkey and more particularly into Palestine and […]

1903 The Uganda Project
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1903 The Uganda Project

British Colonial Secretary Joseph Chamberlain proposed a Jewish Homeland on 5,000 square miles of the Mau Mau Plateau in Uganda what is today Kenya. The proposal was declined by the Zionist Congress in 1905. Source: Wiki

Sep 1899 Captain Dreyfus is Pardoned
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Sep 1899 Captain Dreyfus is Pardoned

Captain Dreyfus is Pardoned  

Oct 19 1898 Herzl Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany in Palestine
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Oct 19 1898 Herzl Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany in Palestine

On board the “Imperator Nicholas II” I accompanied the draft for the address with the following letter to Bulow: Your Excellency: I beg to enclose herewith the draft for my address to His Majesty. I have spent a very bad night with all sorts of pains in my heart and am virtually incapacitated for work. […]

1835 Zionism Letter from Thomas Jefferson
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1835 Zionism Letter from Thomas Jefferson

Abraham Mordecai Noah publishes his book on bringing Jews to Buffalo

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1884 Village of Salmon
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1884 Village of Salmon

  An early 20th century travel guide states: In the “village of Silwan, east of Kidron… some of the fellah dwellings [are] old sepulchers hewn in the rocks. During late years a great extension of the village southward has sprung up, owing to the settlement here of a colony of poor Jews from Yemen, etc. […]

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1890 The Word Zionism Nathan Birnbaum
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1890 The Word Zionism Nathan Birnbaum

1890 The Word Zionism Nathan Birnbaum, Viennese  Jew, coined the terms “Zionist”, “Zionism,” and “Zionistic.” Source: Wiki

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February 28, 1940 British Restrict Land Transfer
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February 28, 1940 British Restrict Land Transfer

February 28, 1940 British Restrict Land Transfer In February  1940, the government promulgated land transfers regulations under which the country was divided into three zones. In the largest of these zones, all transfers of land to persons other that Palestinian Arabs were prohibited, except, where certain specific conditions obtain with the permission of high commissioner. […]