Herzliya

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Herzliya

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Herzlia

(hĕrtslē`ə), town (1994 pop. 83,800), central Israel, near the Mediterranean Sea. It is a resort with fine beaches, as well as an important electronics center. It was founded in 1924 and named for Theodor HerzlHerzl, Theodor
, 1860–1904, Hungarian Jew, founder of modern Zionism. Sent to Paris as a correspondent for the Vienna Neue Frei Presse, he reported on the Dreyfus affair.
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, the founder of modern Zionism. Israel's largest film company is based there.
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The apartments in these projects are being purchased by the wealthiest Israelis, in addition to non-Israeli residents, as they leave their lavish homes in the suburbs (Savion, Kfar Shmaryahu, Herzliyya Pituah, and the like) for the luxury towers in the city; and since these are the very wealthiest, these extravagantly expensive city apartments are in addition to their other lavish homes.
For text, see "Sharon Outlines Disengagement Plan from Palestinians in Herzliyya Speech," Parts 1 and 2, Voice of Israel, December 18, 2003, Open Source Center Documents GMP20031218000215 and GMP200312180002167.
Senior Israeli and Palestinian security officials met Saturday night in Herzliyya, north of Tel Aviv, aiming to bring the deteriorating situation in the region under control, related sources said.
Most striking, a row of corporate pillboxes has spread along the coastal road north of Tel Aviv around Herzliyya, named for the founder of Zionism, Theodor Herzl.