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where did jews go after the holocaust



who organized illegal immigration of jews

- The rescues operated especially between 1939 and 1942 and 1945 and 1948, despite tightened British blockade


Balfour Declaration

was a public statement issued by the British government during World War I announcing support for the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine



-Zionist ideology holds that the Jews are a people or nation and should gather together in a single land
-The Zionist movement was founded by Theodor Herzl due to anti-semitism


How is one to interpret the shift from the Palestinian Mandate to the birth of the State of Israel?

-British failure to resolve the conflict between Jewish immigration and preservation of Palestinian Arab rights
-triumph of the Zionist immigrants over Arab resistance, British opposition, and European anti-Semitism
-arab once majority to now minority


timeline for birth of Israel

-jews immigrate to Palestine despite British trying to keep them out
-UN came in and created arab state, jewish state, and Jerusalem
-jews agree to plan, but arabs do not
-israel declares indépendance in 1948
-arabs attacked and lost


June war/ six day war

-israel thought it was very successful
-palestine thought it was not


fall of arab nationalism

-the arab loss to Israel meant that the second president of Egypt was not fully discredited


modern iran

-democracy overthrown by US and UK because we feared that the Iranian prime minister might nationalize Iranian oil
-shah installed (new monarch)
-shah overthrown as Iranian republic formed


global political islam develop

-muslims conflicted on whether to embrace it or not
-but further growing across the globe
-encouraged by Saudis


political islam

advocating transformation of the state and entire society according to "Islamic" rules


syrian war

-the worst and most complicated war at the time