Israeli President Isaac Herzog leads a Zionist gathering in Basel, where Theodor Herzl envisioned a Jewish state and launched Zionism as a political movement.
The Elbit Systems drones will provide ISR capabilities to the mountainous country.
DIASPORA AFFAIRS: On August 29, 1897, Theodor Herzl convened in Basel the First Zionist Congress. One hundred and twenty-five years later, the WZO chose to commemorate the congress.
Members of the Zionist executive from around the world gathered on stage in Basel singing Hatikvah, but where were the members of haredi political factions?
Wisely speaking in Hebrew, even though much of the 125th anniversary of Herzl’s First Zionist Congress this week transpired in English, Herzog was at his best.
Herzog asked to call upon the Swiss and all other governments, “to oppose the Iranian nuclear program, in no uncertain terms."
Zionism and the state of Israel means a lot to the Jewish people, why?
Masses arrived in Switzerland in order to mark the 125th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress in a three-day event.
President Isaac Herzog is expected to have his picture taken on the balcony where Herzl was photographed, closing an emotional circle to 125 of Jewish-Zionist history.
A key figure and speaker at the anti-Israel protest is both a PFLP member and a Samidoun activist.