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How World War I Shaped Jewish Politics and Identity

The spark that ignited World War I took place a century ago this week. Jews mostly did not support America’s entry into the first modern war — but they were profoundly shaped by it.


A Terrible Blood Bath

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Zionism’s Victory and the Socialist Enlightenment of the Masses

If such news — that the land of Israel is going to be given to the Jews, had come 50 years ago, it would have made a totally different impression on the Jewish masses than it is making today.

This Is Not a War, But a Series of Pogroms

I’ve just returned to Berlin from a journey to Lodz and several other cities in Poland that are currently in German hands.

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