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Shall we choose Palestine or Argentine? Philanthropic institutions will be transferred by their local groups, each institution remaining “over there” the property of the same set of people for whom it was originally founded.

The first markets will supply only the absolute necessities of life; cattle, grain, working clothes, tools, arms — to mention just a few things. We should form a guard of honor about these sanctuaries, answering for the fulfillment of this duty with our existence. All our material welfare has been brought about by men of enterprise.

Texts Concerning Zionism: “The Jewish State”

Freight and carriage must be made as cheap as possible for our people, because every traveller will pay his own expenses. Old prisoners do not willingly leave their cells. The spirit of enterprise must, indeed, be encouraged in every possible way. We juenstaat take what is given us, and what is selected by Jewish public opinion. But under no other circumstances will profits be permitted.

American farmers work on the system of mutual englisb in the construction of houses. There is a reverse to the judesntaat which would be comic, if it did engglish deal with human beings. But if the whole of the required sum is raised by englieh subscription, then each little amount would be secured by the great numbers of other small amounts.

Here comes an opportunity for that inner migration of Christian citizens into positions evacuated by Jews. The Jewish Company will be the liquidating agent of the business interests of departing Jews, and will organize commerce and trade in the new country. As expressed in this book, Herzl envisioned the founding of a future independent Jewish state during the 20th century. Herzl popularized the term “Zionism”, which was coined by Nathan Birnbaum.


Hence a few suggestions must suffice, as this part of my scheme will most probably be condemned as visionary. Nor can the manufacturer be allowed to starve; his political influence is, in fact, in the ascendant, and ebglish must therefore be treated with additional consideration.

One million would produce fifteen millions; and one thousand millions, fifteen thousand millions. Argentine is one of the most fertile countries in the world, extends over a vast area, has a sparse population and a mild climate. All this will be carried out in accordance with a large and previously settled plan. If not in 5 years, certainly in 50, everyone will know it. The demand recognized, the medium created, it will establish judenwtaat. Introduction adapted from MidEastWeb for Coexistence by permission.

A Jewish State ( translation) – Wikisource, the free online library

These prefatory remarks are merely intended as a hasty reply to the mass of objections which judennstaat very words “Jewish State” are certain to arouse. But men who think in this way are amiable visionaries; and the idea of a native land will still flourish when the dust of their bones will have vanished tracelessly in the winds.

But so great a movement cannot take place without inevitably rousing many deep and powerful feelings. Herzl quarreled with the Zionist movement over the Uganda project, which had proposed only as a “night refuge” and at one point he resigned from the snglish briefly.

A small enterprise may result in loss under the same conditions which would make a large one pay. For a peasant is in a historical category, as proved by his costume which in some countries he has worn for centuries; and by his tools, which are identical with those used by his earliest forefathers. The Company’s architects will build for the poorer classes of citizens also, being paid in kind or cash; about a hundred different types of houses will be erected, and, of course, repeated.


The Jewish Company will first of all convert into cash all vested interests left by departing Jews. But the Company, if it is supported officially and semi-officially, will everywhere provide a broad basis of taxatian. From the preface he wrote for the Jewish State, it appears that he was inspired in part by a socialist Utopia written by Theodor Hertzka, another Vienna visionary. My remarks on workmen’s dwellings, and on unskilled laborers and their mode of life, are no more Utopian than the rest of my scheme.

The Society of Jews will do the preparatory work in the domains of science and politics, which the Jewish Company will afterwards apply practically. But these institutions can and must form part of a system by which they will eventually supplement one another.

With a cross-bow, while the others have rifles and long range guns? Immigration is consequently futile unless we have the sovereign right to continue such immigration.

Der Judenstaat – Wikisource, the free online library

Insofar as private interests alone are held by their anxious or timid possessors to be in danger, they can safely eng,ish ignored, for the concerns of the poor and oppressed are of greater importance than theirs. They will be obliged to build with wood in the beginning, because iron will not be immediately available. The Occupation of Land