Militant Zionism in America: The Rise and Impact of the by Professor Rafael Medoff

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American Revisionists endured only a small taste of what their comrades in Europe and Palestine suffered. S. 35 Still, the constant circulation of reports linking Revisionism to violence inevitably tarred the movement’s image. “When a distracted Polish Revisionist, vainly waiting for years for a certi¤cate to go to Palestine ®ings a revisionist zionism takes root : 19 You are reading copyrighted material published by the University of Alabama Press. S. Copyright law is illegal and injures the author and publisher.

4 The WNYC controversy netted the Revisionists some useful publicity. It also strengthened the emerging sense of alliance between Jabotinsky’s followers and the pro-Zionist segment of the Orthodox community in interwar New York, represented by the Young Israel movement. The two factions had much in common. ”6 Wise knew his Jewish geography. 10 Zionist sentiment, too, ®ourished among Jews residing in these second-settlement areas. S. wing of the religious Zionist militant zionism as a response : 29 You are reading copyrighted material published by the University of Alabama Press.

For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 37 Bunim’s friends were perplexed by his association with the Revisionists, a non-Orthodox group, when he had refused to accept a leadership position in the Religious Zionist group Mizrachi because of what he regarded as its excessive willingness to compromise on some religious issues. He responded by citing a parable about a plague that once struck the shtetl Jewish community of Brisk: “It raged throughout the High Holidays and endangered many people’s lives.

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