Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism. Der Judenstaat is a pamphlet written by Theodor Herzl and published in February in The Jews’ State – A Critical English Translation (1 ed.). Plymouth. Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State) by Theodor Herzl category, Wikidata item. English-language translations of Der Judenstaat include.

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Although I speak of reason, I am fully aware that reason alone will not suffice. The seven-hour day thus implies fourteen hours of joint labor — more than that cannot be put into a day.

Jews are of a thrifty and adaptable disposition, and are qualified for any means of earning a living, and it will therefore suffice to make small trading unremunerative, to cause even present peddlers to give it edr altogether. For the tax on land, the risks attached to crops, the pressure of large proprietors who cheapen labor, and American competition in particular, combine to make his life hard enough.

For that reason, Herzl, both in Der Judenstaat and in his political activity on behalf of Zionism, concentrated his efforts on securing official legal sanction from the Ottoman authorities. The Jewish Jjudenstaat is intended to be the receiver and administrator of the non-transferable goods of the Jews.

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The Society will in particular have investigated with exactitude the extent of the new Jewish movement, so as to provide the Company promoters with thoroughly reliable information on the amount of support they may expect. They would only feel popular hatred by showing us too much favor. Independent operatives and jkdenstaat employers, must be carefully taught on account of the rapid progress of scientific improvements, must acquire technical knowledge even if no longer very young men, must studp the power of water, and appreciate the forces of electricity.

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Under these circumstances the Jews’ are perfectly justified in refusing to stir when people try to rer peasants of them. I think, therefore, that the absorption of Jews by means of their prosperity is unlikely to occur. I merely wanted to indicate clearly how futile had been past attempts — most of them well intentioned — to solve the Jewish Question.

The peasant is consequently a type which is in course of extinction. 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. Our ministers will understand us first, and will be with us in this. The Company’s capital might be raised, without the intermediary of a syndicate, by means of direct subscription on the part of the public.

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At this juncture the Company egnlish enter upon another branch of its functions. Shades of anti-Jewish feeling are innumerable. In the special part, which is divided into three principal sections, I shall describe its execution. We might judensaat be able to merge ourselves entirely into surrounding races, if these were to leave us in peace for a period of two generations.

Labor without enterprise is the stationary labor of ancient days; and typical of it is the work of the husbandman, who stands now just where his progenitors stood a thousand years ago.

The Company will thus make it impossible from the outset for those of our people, who are perforce hawkers and peddlers here, to reestablish themselves in the same trades over there. Description It is a history book.


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This will, in addition to the honors they expect, will be additional pay for their services. The Jews have dreamt this kingly dream all through the long nights of their history.

I shall therefore keep to this natural sequence. Thus the philanthropists said: Immigration is consequently futile unless we have the sovereign right to continue such immigration.

Texts Concerning Zionism: “The Jewish State”

It is clear that what can be done for unskilled workers can be even more easily done for skilled laborers. Meantime, the Company will always allow its employee the seven-hour day; and it will always be in a position to do so.

The seven-hour day will be the call to summon our people in every part of the world. This will promote general morality and ensure sturdiness in the new generation; and thus we shall have no delicate offspring of late marriages, children of fathers who spent their strength in the struggle for life.

There they are already buried. This guard of honor would be the great symbol of the solution of the Jewish question after eighteen centuries of Jewish suffering. It must be plain to any one who has observed the jydenstaat in the value of land through its cultivation that the Company will be bound to gain on its landed property.