What is a Zionist?
Zionism is the belief that the Jews should have political self-sovereignty and is the patriotic sentiment behind the Establishment of the State of Israel. A Zionist is anyone who supports that belief and therefore the Existence of Israel. There are numerous Zionists, typically called "left-wing Zionists", who are more than willing to negotiate with Palestinians and give up a portion of Mandatory Palestine for an Arab State. There are also numerous Zionists, typically called "right-wing Zionists" or "Greater Israel Zionists", who believe that all of Israel is Jewish land and united Jerusalem is its capital and that the the Jewish Temple to God will be rebuilt someday, most likely on top of the Temple Mount.
The Star of David was used as a Jewish symbol throughout the centuries, and was even used by the Nazis to identify Jews, when they were forced to wear it at all times. It was in 1897 that the World Zionist Congress decided to adapt the symbol as a Zionist emblem, and, in the end, it was also introduced into the Israeli flag and many other Zionist propaganda. Just as the Cross is associated with…
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