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Theodor Herzl was the founder of the political form of Zionism, a movement to establish a jewish homeland. He organized a world Zionist that met in Basel, Switzerland, in August 1897 and became the first president of the World Zionist Organization. He was a hard workling organzier, propagandist, and diplomat who had much to do with making Zionism into a political movement of worldwide significance.

The main problem after the war for Palestine was perceived Beliefs. The arabs had joined the allies to fight the turks during the war and convinced themselves that they were due to be given land once the war ended. There was belief among all Jews that the Balfour Declaration (British promise) had promised them the same piece of territory.

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Theodor Herzl

Relations between the Jews and Arabs in Palestine broke down. The main point if this was Jerusalem. Primary cause of Trouble was because of the Jews that emigrated to palestine. Jerusalem also had Major religous violence for both the Arabs and Jews. Over 200 deaths occured in just four days.


In 1947 the newly formed United Nations accepted the idea to make palstine a zone for the Jews (Israel) and The Arabs (Palestine). The british withdrew from the region in 1948. Almost immediately another war started with israel and Arab Nations. There have been very few peaceful years snce 1948.

In 1936 more violence broke out and the British had to restore order using the military. 34 soldiers were killed in the process. The violence did not stop there. In 1937 it became worse . The Arabs enemies were the Jews and the Brisish.The jews enemies were the Arabs and the British.Britian got thrown in the middle of the conflict that they had little control over.The Arabs attacked the british because they believed the British did not keep their promise. The Jews attacked them because of the they thought they were being unfair.

More violence began in 1936


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