Event: 5th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel

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The 5th Zionist Congress establishes the Keren Kayemeth Leisrael (Jewish National Fund) for the purpose of raising funds for land purchase in Palestine, opens a branch of the Jewish Colonial Trust in Jaffa, and approves of a program focusing on developing Hebrew culture.

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1901/12/26 - 1901/12/30
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1901/12/26 to 1901/12/30
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6th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
23 August 1903 - 28 August 1903
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4th Zionist Congress Is Held in London
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