I have to choose between the two following prompts: (The entire prompt is attached)
- Zionist sentiment toward Jewish history and modern Jewish identity was, in equal parts, proud and contemptuous. Account for this Zionist ambivalence (i.e., mixed feelings), using specific examples to explain how Zionism both embraced and rejected certain elements of Jewish history and identity.
- Explain the relationship between Emancipation and Zionism. How and why did disillusionment with Emancipation give rise to Zionism and win over disenchanted Jews to the movement?