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Halpern, Ben (Prof.)

Ben Halpern served as Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Bradeis University. He took an active role in Zionist affairs and was for a time a member of the Jewish Agency Executive. He wrote extensively on Zionist history and issues.

American Zionism:  Brandeis' Way to Zionism
Louis D. Brandeis, an object of controversy and vituperative attack in his time, he became a secular saint in his later years, and now stands suffused in an aura of liberal piety and general regard. [Full article...]
Jewish History > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
Zionism > Who is a Zionist?
Zionism > Zionism and the Diaspora

Exile:  Abstract Condition and Concrete Community
The Hebrew Galut means the abstract condition of exile, or bondage. Golah refers to a concrete community in exile. [Full article...]
Aliyah InfoBase
Zionism > Zionism and the Diaspora