Vedtagelse fra den 1. verdens-zionistkongres - 1897
Vedtagelse fra den 1. verdens-zionistkongres, som fandt sted i 1897 i Basel, Schweiz, og som derfor er blevet kendt under navnet: Basel-Programmet
Zionism seeks to establish a home for the Jewish people in Eretz-Israel secured under public law.
The Congress contemplates the following means to the attainment of this end:
1) The promotion by appropriate means of the settlement in Eretz-Israel of Jewish farmers, artisans, and manufacturers.
2) The organization and uniting of the whole of Jewry by means of appropriate institutions, both local and international, in accordance with the laws of each country.
3) The strengthening and fostering of Jewish national sentiment and national consciousness. Preparatory steps toward obtaining the consent of governments, where necessary, in order to reach the goals of Zionism.