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Herzl

Theodor . 1860--1904, Austrian writer, born in Hungary; founder of the Zionist movement. In The Jewish State (1896), he advocated resettlement of the Jews in a state of their own
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However much Herzl may have found these appropriations of his views regrettably anachronistic, their influence on the World Zionist Congress was indelible; in a relatively short time, history seemed to have passed the mantle eastward, wresting from Herzl and his colleagues the exclusive authority of defining the way to, let alone the ultimate contents of, an "emancipated" Jewish society in Palestine.
Herzl (which literally means, he tells us, "little heart") sews Hitler's buttons, trims his moustache, makes sure he has a winter coat and cleans up after him, all the while insisting that Adolf must learn to take care of himself.
First, let us create some encyclopedia entries for the idea of "utopia"(10) by listing some of the pejorative connotations that the concept acquired at the hands of Marx and Engels about a half a century before Herzl wrote his pamphlet.
Unlike Herzl, who dismissed the claims of the Palestinians to the same land, Ha'am also argued that Zionism "does not invalidate the right of the rest of the land's inhabitants" and that they have "a genuine right to the land due to generations of residence and work upon it.
Practically speaking, Herzl speculated that overcoming anti-Semitism through transforming the Jewish people into a modern nation was possible within the colonial realm: "We know and see for ourselves that States still continue to be created.
The first three chapters, dealing with the period before the creation of the Jewish state, relate the stories of three personal and political relationships: the poet Naphtali Herz Imber and the British diplomat and journalist Laurence Oliphant; the Zionist leader Theodor Herzl and the Anglican cleric William Hechler; and the Hebrew University professor Joseph Klausner and the Hebraist Herbert Danby.
When Theodor Herzl put forward the idea of a Jewish State, he was not thinking about Palestine but about an area in Argentina.
The book also includes The First Chapter: A Summary of the History of My People from Abraham of Ur to Herzl of Budapest (1936, Ghetto Press, Liverpool); translation of Yiddish terms; photographs; and facsimiles of Goller's cartoons.
A new mortgage of $1,725,000 on a 46-unit, four-story multifamily building on Herzl Street in Brooklyn, NY.
This year, the State of Israel marks 150 years since the birth of Theodor (Binyamin Ze'ev) Herzl and therefore the central themes debated by the Zionist Congress addressed Herzl's sociopolitical manifesto, including a comparison between our contemporary political reality and that of Herzl's era--in light of which he formulated his manifesto, later adopted by the First Zionist Congress in 1897, in Basle, Switzerland, under his leadership and which led to the decision in November 1947 to establish a "Jewish State": the State of Israel in May 1948.
In fact, Herzl received a tremendous amount of support from William Hechler, the son of Anglican missionaries and author of an 1893 pamphlet entitled "The Restoration of the Jews to Palestine According to Prophecy.
I'm an American-born, naturalized Israeli citizen and sometimes I think it might have been better had Herzl dreamed of a Jewish state in a place less embattled than the Middle East.