Zionism: Ideology and Practice in the Making of the Jewish State [Insert Name Here][Insert Affiliation Here] Zionism: Ideology and Practice in the making of the Jewish State Palestine/Holy Land The word ‘Palestine’ was written variously over the centuries: Peleshet , Palaistinêi , Iudaea (a.k.a. Judea in English), Syria Palaestina , Erets Yisra’el , the Holy Land, and Falastīn , and was dependent on who held administrative control of the area. The actual size of the area varied and was sometimes defined, at other, undefined. During the British Mandate “its borders included … the territory of the current State of Israel …[and] that of Jordan..” (Engel, 2009, p.2). During the British Mandate, Jews were referred to as Palestinian; today, the...The end:
.....stine develops to the point where it will displace the local residents … they will not give up their positions without a fight’…” (Engel, 2009, p.70). Perhaps fear of the reaction of the people in the region was one of the reasons why both Britain and France wished to hold administrative rule over the area, as well as to have an internationally administered sector, as this would also have held implications for their own relations with the neighbouring states. References Cecil, R. (1917, April 25). Memorandum Printed for Use of the Cabinet, dated April 1917. Memorandum Printed for Use of the Cabinet, dated April 1917. Engel, D. (2009). Zionism. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. Hertzberg, A. (1973). The Zionist Idea. Atheneum: Temple Books.