Event: First Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine

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European Jews begin to emigrate to Palestine, and within 20 years, about 25,000 Jewish immigrants (mainly from Eastern Europe) have settled. Settlers establish agricultural enterprises, thanks to the massive financial contributions of wealthy European Jews, most notably Baron Edmond de Rothschild and Baron Maurice de Hirsch.

Timeline Date: 
1882 - 1903
Computed Date: 
1882/01/01 to 1903/01/01
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Diplomatic Colonization

European Powers Press the Ottomans on Jewish Immigration
Previous Related Event: 
Settlement of European Jews in the Ottoman Empire
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