A Jewish State: An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question

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Federation of American Zionists, 1917 - Jewish question - 44 pages
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Page 11 - Let the sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the globe large enough to satisfy the rightful requirements of a nation; the rest we shall manage for ourselves.
Page 12 - In both countries important experiments in colonization have been made, though on the mistaken principle of a gradual infiltration of Jews. An infiltration is bound to end badly. It continues till the inevitable moment when the native population feels itself threatened, and forces the Government to stop a further influx of Jews.
Page 2 - ... or her wealth by trade and commerce. In countries where we have lived for centuries we are still...
Page vi - The aim of Zionism is to create for the Jewish people a home in Palestine secured by public law.
Page 12 - We could offer the present possessors of the land enormous advantages, take upon ourselves part of the public debt, build new roads for traffic, which our presence in the country would render necessary, and do many other things. The creation of our State would be beneficial to adjacent countries, because the cultivation of a strip of land increases the value of its surrounding districts in innumerable ways.
Page 44 - The world will be freed by our liberty, enriched by our wealth, magnified by our greatness. And whatever we attempt there to accomplish for our own welfare will react with beneficent force for the good of humanity.
Page 8 - Raus!" (Out with the Jews!) I shall now put the Question in the briefest possible form: Are we to "get out" now and where to? Or, may we yet remain? And, how long? Let us first settle the point of staying where we are. Can we hope for better days, can we possess our souls in patience, can we wait in pious resignation till the princes and peoples of this earth are more mercifully disposed towards us?
Page 10 - We are one people — our enemies have made us one in our despite, as repeatedly happens in history. Distress binds us together, and, thus united, we suddenly discover our strength.
Page 11 - We must not imagine the departure of the Jews to be a sudden one. It will be gradual, continuous, and will cover many decades. The poorest will go first to cultivate the soil. In accordance with a...
Page 7 - And attempts are made to thrust them out of business also: "Don't buy from Jews!" Attacks in Parliaments, in assemblies, in the press, in the pulpit, in the street, on journeys — for example, their exclusion from certain hotels — even in places of recreation, become daily more numerous. The forms of persecutions vary according to the countries and social circles in which they occur.

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