Held in Basle, Switzerland, the Jewish National Fund is established. Opposition likewise mounts against Herzl, which emerges in the form of the Democratic Faction. The new faction, led by Chaim Weizmann, Leo Motzkin and Martin Buber, advocates the adoption of the Hebrew language and secular culture into the workings of the Congress.
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