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1913: Seeds of Conflict

Establishing Roots in Palestine

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Arab complaints about Jewish settlers found a voice in the new constitutional parliament in Istanbul. Though Jerusalem’s representative Ruhi al-Khalidi suggested that Jews move to other parts of the Ottoman Empire, the dream of a Jewish state required a new infrastructure starting with the purchase of land in concentrated areas.

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A Return to the Land

After the first immigrants settled, a second wave aspired to connect with the land.

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The Zionist movement began using a slogan with lasting implications.

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A Zionist Slogan

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Ashkenazi Jews Arrive in Palestine

From 1882 to 1903, unrest in Russia leads to the emigration of 2 million Jews.

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Ashkenazi Jews Arrive in Palestine

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Examine seeds of the Middle East conflict, sown in pre-WWI Ottoman Palestine.

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