Zionism, a movement that holds nationalistic ties and views of the Jewish culture and heritage, began in the 19th century with Theodor Herzl's book Der Judenstaat. Written to counter the prevailing attack on the Jewish culture and on the Jews, Herzl hoped for the unification of the dispersed Jews in the Diaspora, and a future Jewish state liberated from Anti-Semitic discrimination and prejudice.
For years, the Jewish people have been working towards this vision of a free and unified Israel albeit not without challenges. To some extent, Zionists have encountered resistance from some new and emerging cultural trends which promote intolerance and hatred, often germinated by fear and ignorance.
These concrete challenges manifest themselves in the form of physical and moral attacks, persecutions, and genocide, which, on the whole, are attacks on the human rights of the Jews as a people.
One factor contributing to the estrangement of the Jews from their Zionist heritage is that children of migrant Jews are becoming more and more acculturated by foreign countries. This has resulted in a growing and dangerous trend of unawareness of Zionism and their Jewish roots among the young which could potentially culminate into Anti-Semitic sentiments.
In a move to liberate Jewish migrants and to promote and preserve the Jewish culture among the next generation of young Jewish immigrants, several projects overseen by various organizations are being implemented around the world.
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