Zionism was a Minority Position Prior to Holocaust - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mike Desch
    • 02.02.10 | 13:35 (IST)

    Arens is right that the Zionist movement preceeded the Holocaust and was in some respects independent of it, but he ignores two critical facts: 1) until the Holocaust, Zionism was a decidedly minority position among Diaspora Jews and 2) without the Holocaust, support among the international community for the establishment of the state of Israel would have been considerably less.

    from the article: It's wrong to suggest Israel was direct result of Holocaust
    First published 02:17 02.02.10 | Last updated 08:10 02.02.10
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