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Religious Zionism I: The Formative Years
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1When Isaac Jacob Reines and other founders of the Mizrahi (an acronym for Merkaz Ruhani [spiritual center]) joined the World Zionist Organization (WZO) in 1902 it was the first time a religious faction was represented at a secular, political Jewish organization. Whereas i…

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Schwartz, Dov, “Religious Zionism I: The Formative Years”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0160>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701

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