As he planted the seeds for a new anchor of Judaism – Zionism, Herzl recognized the importance of having an elite.
Two strangers, one who encountered Joseph and another who encountered Herzl, lead them to their brethren and change Judaism.
The Herzl School of Excellence still teaches about the school's namesake, with the motto "Visionary of the Jewish State" appearing on school sweatshirts and sports team uniforms.
“As rabbi of Jaffa, Kook was requested to eulogize Herzl who passed away just two months ago. For a rabbi raised in the world of the yeshivas of Lithuania it was a difficult and challenging act."
The seeds for a Jewish transformation, planted by Herzl, were in full bloom at the first Herzl Conference on Contemporary Zionism.
The “Herzl 2019” Magazine generated robust discussion since it was published three months ago. To continue the conversation, here are three more articles from leading Herzl thinkers.
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Many consider the World Zionist Congress the “parliament of the Jewish people.”
The former senator and Democratic nominee for vice president expressed his concern over recent statements by Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has written a letter to The Jerusalem Post Magazine, reflecting on Theodor Herzl's vision