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By Gur Alroey

ISBN-10: 0804789320

ISBN-13: 9780804789325

The Jewish migration on the finish of the 19th and starting of the 20th centuries used to be one of many dramatic occasions that modified the Jewish humans nowa days. thousands of Jews sought to flee the distressful stipulations in their lives in jap Europe and discover a greater destiny for themselves and their households out of the country. nearly all of the Jewish migrants went to the U.S., and others, in smaller numbers, reached Argentina, Canada, Australia, and South Africa.
From the start of the 20th century until eventually the 1st global struggle, approximately 35,000 Jews reached Palestine. due to this distinction in scale and due to where the land of Israel possesses in Jewish idea, historians and social scientists have tended to use various standards to immigration, stressing the individuality of Jewish immigration to Palestine and the significance of the Zionist ideology as a vital think about that immigration. This publication questions this assumption, and offers a extra complicated photograph either one of the factors of immigration to Palestine and of the mass of immigrants who reached the port of Jaffa within the years 1904–1914.

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