The international community would also vehemently oppose a political programme that demonstrated openly belligerent behaviour more akin to the 19th than the 20th century. Fortunately for Israel, cooler heads prevailed in grasping the historical opportunity for international legitimacy by accepting less than the whole they desired.
In an article 'Zionisms' in Critical Thinking of 29th April 2016 Didi Herman argues that the left should drop the use of the term ‘Zionism’. I disagree. The term Zionism is as relevant now as it has ever been.
The Balfour Declaration is a letter from the then British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Walter Rothschild, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland