Lesson 1 (from Part I, pp. 2-36)
Part I, pp. 2-36
Theodor Herzl promoted a Jewish state and was the founder of Zionism. Since Jews were persecuted wherever they went, Herzl thought that the formation of the Jewish state was the solution. Herzl thought that the the situation would not improve, but he envisioned the agencies including the Society of Jews and the Jewish Company. The objective of this lesson is to examine the background of Theodor Herzl and his beliefs regarding the Jewish state.
1) Pair Work:
a) Research and Biography: Students should find information on Theodor Herzl, including his childhood and family, his role in Zionism, his writing regarding the Jewish people and other information. Write a 3-5 paragraph biography to summarize the information found. Keep a copy of the biography in your binder for future reference.
b) Research and Summary: Find information on Zionism, including the history and basic beliefs...
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