Recent Jewish Progress in Palestine

By Henrietta Szold

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1916

The author outlines recent Jewish progress in settling Palestine and building Zionist communities and institutions there. She explains educational and agricultural developments, discusses Jewish population estimates for various parts of the country, reviews the history of modern settlement from the 1880s to 1900 (the "first period of Jewish colonization"), and from 1900 to 1914 (the "second period of Jewish colonization"). She further discusses the activities of the Jewish National Fund, relations with Arabs, organizational ties to American institutions (including Hadassah), rural and village life, urban life in twelve cities, charitable organizations, trade and commerce, cultural development and art, public works, transportation expansion, and geopolitical situation.

Topic: History, Culture, Israeli-Arab Relations, Community Development, Farming, Demography, Social Planning, Zionism, Arab-Israeli Relations, Agriculture, Cities and Suburbs, International Relations, Education, Population Estimate

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 17

Page Number(s): 25-158

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Israel , Middle East

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Szold, Henrietta. Recent Jewish Progress in Palestine. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1916: 25-158.


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