After all, Herzl
was not the sole progenitor of the notion of "returning" to Palestine.
From 1896 to 1903 he was editor of the periodical Ha-Shilo'ah, in which he criticized the political Zionism of Theodor Herzl
, the foremost Jewish nationalist leader of the time.
His audience, the play's Jewish protagonist Shlomo Herzl
, responds, "Including New Zealand?
Throughout his highly influential pamphlet on A Jewish State--first published in 1896 and issued simultaneously in French, German, and English editions--Theodor Herzl
takes great pains to dissociate modern-day Zionism from utopian schemes, past and present.
The main proponent of this view was Theodore Herzl
, a Hungarian, born journalist and playwright who organized the First Zionist Conference, in 1897.
(1860 - 1904) first made the distinction between political zionism and practical zionism.
, Ben-Gurion, and other early visionaries would marvel at all that Israel has become in these last 60 years.
The original Paper Brigade saved work by Maxim Gorky, Sholem Aleichem, Chaim Nachman Bialik, and Theodore Herzl
was moved to try to establish a Jewish homeland by the trial, while author Emil Zola penned the famous J'Accuse criticizing the Dreyfus Case travesty that shook Europe.
He discusses the beginning of the Zionist Movement; the British Mandate from 1918 to 1933; how Jews fled Nazi Germany; the Holocaust; the end of the British Mandate; the Israeli Independence War, the Six-Day War, the Yom Kippur War, and other wars; the Camp David Accords; the Oslo Peace Process; the Second Intifada; the roles of figures like Theodor Herzl
, Chaim Weizmann, David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, Moshe Dayan, Yitzchak Rabin, and Ariel Sharon; and America's involvement.
At the end of the 19th century, this concept was secularized by Theodore Herzl
in a short pamphlet entitled " The Jewish State, a Proposal of a modern solution for the Jewish question .
, Jabotinsky, Rav Kook a were gone before Israel even existed, but what they did was for the future generations of Jews.