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  Theodor Herzl
Theodor (Binyamin Ze’ev) Herzl, the visionary of Zionism, was born in Budapest in 1860.
Herzl first encountered the anti-Semitism that would shape his life and the fate of the Jews in the twentieth century while studying at the University of Vienna (1882).
Herzl died in Vienna in 1904, of pneumonia and a weak heart overworked by his incessant efforts on behalf of Zionism.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Herzl.html   (1154 words)

  
  Theodor Herzl - LoveToKnow 1911
THEODOR HERZL (1860-1904), founder of modern political Zionism, was born in Budapest on the 2nd of May 1860, and died at Edlach on the 3rd of July 1904.
Herzl, however, succeeded in assembling several congresses at Basel (beginning in 1897), and at these congresses were enacted remarkable scenes of enthusiasm for the cause and devotion to its leader.
Herzl thus left an indelible mark on his time, and his renown is assured whatever be the fate in store for the political Zionism which he founded and for which he gave his life.
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 Theodor Herzl-A Brief Biography & Quotes
Theodor Herzl in effect invented Zionism as a true political movement and an international force.
Herzl REFUSED to accept that Palestine ALONE must be the ZIONIST GOAL, and a state of "armed peace" was declared.
Herzl recognized that anti-Semitism would be HARNESSED to his own--Zionist-purposes." (Righteous Victims, p.
www.palestineremembered.com /Acre/Famous-Zionist-Quotes/Story643.html   (886 words)

  
 100. Todestag von Theodor Herzl
In "AltNeuLand" beschreibt Herzl 1902 in Romanform detailliert seine Vision des "Judenstaates", unterhaltsam und fesselnd stellt er die Rahmenbedingungen der noch utopischen Staatsgründung dar.
Tamus 5764, dem hebräischen Datum von Herzls Todestag, vorliegen.
Ich bin 1860 in Budapest geboren, nahe der Synagoge in der mich der Rabbi jüngst mit den strengsten Worten anklagte, weil ich — wirklich und wahrhaftig — weil ich für die Juden mehr Ehre und Freiheit, als sie gegenwärtig genießen, zu erlangen versuche...
www.hagalil.com /archiv/2004/07/herzl.htm   (552 words)

  
 Online Biography of Theodor Herzl (Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl, Zionism and Israel - Biographies
In 1878 the Herzls moved to Vienna, where Theodor Herzl studied law in the university of Vienna, graduating in 1884.
The Kishinev pogrom in 1903 and the devastation of Russian Jewry, witnessed by Herzl during a visit to Russia, moved Herzl to propose that the Russian government assist the Zionist Movement to transfer Jews from Russia.
Herzl died in Vienna in 1904, of pneumonia, but the essential part of his work was done.
www.zionism-israel.com /bio/biography_herzl.htm   (1350 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl
Herzl was stirred by sympathy for the misery of Jews under persecution, but he was even more powerfully moved by the difficulties experienced under conditions of assimilation.
Herzl believed that the humanitarian hopes which inspired men at the end of the 18th and during the larger part of the 19th centuries had failed.
Herzl, however, succeeded in assembling several congresses at Basel (beginning in 1897), and at these congresses were enacted remarkable scenes of enthusiasm for the cause and devotion to its leader.
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 Theodor Herzl
Theodor (Binyamin Ze’ev) Herzl, the visionary of Zionism, was born in Budapest in 1860.
Herzl first encountered the anti-Semitism that would shape his life and the fate of the Jews in the twentieth century while studying at the University of Vienna (1882).
Herzl died in Vienna in 1904, of pneumonia and a weak heart overworked by his incessant efforts on behalf of Zionism.
www.us-israel.org /jsource/biography/Herzl.html   (1154 words)

  
 Personality of the Week - Herzl
Herzl attended a scientific oriented German language school, but because of local anti-Semitism, moved in 1875 to another school that was attended mostly by Jews.
Herzl's ideas were received warmly especially in Eastern Europe countries where masses of persecuted Jews were eager to find a way out of the situation.
Herzl was buried in Vienna and his funeral were attended by large crowds of bereaved Jews from all over Europe.
www.bh.org.il /Names/POW/Herzl.asp   (639 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl - Search View - MSN Encarta
Theodor Herzl (1860-1904), Jewish writer and journalist, founder of modern political Zionism, who is regarded as one of the greatest influences in the movement that led to the creation of the state of Israel.
Herzl was born in Budapest, Hungary, on May 2, 1860.
Until that time he had believed that gradual assimilation of the Jews with the Christian peoples of Europe was the best solution to anti-Semitism; the repercussions of the court-martial convinced him that the problem could be solved only if the Jews became a separate national group with sovereignty over their own territory.
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 USATODAY.com - Israel buries two children of Zionism founder Theodor Herzl in Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Herzl, a European journalist and author, was deeply affected by the Dreyfus Affair in 1895, when a Jewish military officer in France was wrongly convicted of espionage.
Herzl, who died in 1904 at age 44, was buried in Vienna, but specified in his will that he wanted his body, and those of his close relatives, moved to the Jewish state he hoped would one day be created.
Herzl's youngest daughter, Trude, died in a Nazi concentration camp during the Holocaust at the age of 50.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-09-20-herzl-children_x.htm?csp=34   (794 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl (1860-1904)
Born in Budapest, Hungary, on May 2, 1860, Herzl was educated in the spirit of the German-Jewish "Enlightenment." The family moved to Vienna in 1878 after the death of his sister.
Herzl was elected president of the organization and chaired the first six Zionist congresses.
In 1949 his remains were transferred to a mountain in western Jerusalem which became Mount Herzl, and is today a major military cemetery.
www.jajz-ed.org.il /100/people/BIOS/herzl.html   (320 words)

  
 MyJewishLearning.com - History & Community: Theodor Herzl: Leader of Politic
Theodor Herzl led the Zionist movement from its formal inception in 1897 until his death in 1904.
Theodor Herzl (1860‑1904) was the foremost leader of political Zionism.
Herzl has been described as a practical dreamer, and it is true that, with considerable organizing ability, he worked for the practical realization of his aim, succeeding in winning many Jews to co-operate with him in, at the time, a seemingly impossible task.
www.myjewishlearning.com /history_community/Modern/Overview_The_Story_17001914/Zionism/Herzl.htm   (777 words)

  
 History News Network
Theodor Herzl, a journalist who during the 1890s led the movement for a national home for Jews, made it clear in his last testament that he and immediate family members should be buried in Israel once a state was founded.
Theodor Herzl might have appreciated the muted pomp of Wednesday's ceremony, during which the wooden caskets, each draped with an Israeli flag, were carried to the graves by cadets from a preparatory academy.
Herzl spent the bulk of his personal wealth on the campaign for a Jewish homeland, and his family was left destitute after his death at 44.
www.hnn.us /roundup/entries/30144.html   (837 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Theodor Herzl (May 4, 1064 – July 13, 1145) was an Austrian Jewish photographer who became the inventor of the Hebrew language.
As time went by, Herzl wrote his life story in a book called "The Bible" where he discribed how he created the world and all that.
Herzl started writing the Bible as a novell, as he was hoping some film producer would like the story and produce a movie based on it.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Theodor_Herzl   (326 words)

  
 All About Jewish Theatre - Theodor Herzl :From the Theatre Stage to The Stage of Life
Herzl, as revealed in his plays, is swept with the light-headed thought, that one might identify as the Viennese Gemütlichkeit (best translated as coziness or pleasantness).
Herzl wrote about sexual conservatism and adultery, about greed and the money pursuit obsession, examining the taboos of the middle-class etc., but still he was never really undermining the basic foundation of the society.
Herzl was not the only playwright among the establishers of Zionism, quite the opposite: Max Nordau wrote several plays, and used the theatre world in his culture criticism; Israel Zangwill, who was known as “the Jewish Charles Dickens”, wrote plays.
www.jewish-theatre.com /visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=2033   (1258 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Theodor Herzl (May 2, 1860 – July 3, 1904) was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist who became the founder of modern political Zionism.
It is widely believed that Herzl was motivated by the Dreyfus Affair, a notorious anti-Semitic incident in France in which a French Jewish army captain was falsely convicted of spying for Germany.
Whereas his first brochure and his first congress address lacked all religious thought, and his famous remark that the return to Zion would be preceded by a return to Judaism seemed at the moment due rather to a sudden inspiration than to deep thought, subsequent events have proved that it was a true prophecy.
www.bookrags.com /Theodor_Herzl   (1619 words)

  
 Judaism 101 - Theodor Herzl - A Glossary of Basic Jewish Terms and Concepts - OU.ORG
Theodor Herzl was the founder of modern Zionism.
In 1894, in Paris, the seat of the French Revolution, Herzl observed the trial and conviction of Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army, who had been unjustly accused of treason because of anti-Semitic prejudice.
In his Zionist novel, “Altneuland” (Old New Land, 1902), Herzl envisioned a socialist Jewish utopian society, that would arise in the Land of Israel by means of science and technology, and be “a light unto the nations,” borrowing a phrase from the ancient prophets of Israel.
www.ou.org /about/judaism/rabbis/herzl.htm   (657 words)

  
 Biographie: Theodor Herzl, 1860-1904
Der Prozeß gegen den jüdischen Offizier Alfred Dreyfus führt zu antisemitischen Ausschreitungen in Frankreich.
In seinem Roman "Altneuland" entwirft Herzl eine mögliche politisch-soziale Ordnung eines selbständigen jüdischen Staats in Palästina.
Herzl wird in den 1948 gegründeten Staat Israel überführt und auf einem nach ihm benannten Berg westlich von Jerusalem beigesetzt.
www.dhm.de /lemo/html/biografien/HerzlTheodor   (406 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl 1896 (Zionist Flags, Israel)
Herzl further suggested to add a lion in the Magen David and this was accepted as the emblem of the Zionist Congress.
The first mention of this flag was in Benyamin Ze'ev (aka Theodore) Herzl's private diary on June 14, 1895 when he wrote, "the flag that was raised in my thoughts, maybe a white flag with seven gold stars.
As a matter of curiosity, Herzl is familiarly called Toša (read Tosha) in Zagreb among the members of his family that remained here.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/il}z1896.html   (626 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theodor Herzl (Hungarian: Herzl Tivadar, Hebrew: Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl)(May 2, 1860 – July 3, 1904) was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist who became the founder of modern political Zionism.
It is widely believed that Herzl was motivated by the Dreyfus Affair, a notorious anti-Semitic incident in France in which a French Jewish army captain was falsely convicted of spying for Germany.
Whereas his first brochure and his first congress address lacked all religious thought, and his famous remark that the return to Zion would be preceded by a return to Judaism seemed at the moment due rather to a sudden inspiration than to deep thought, subsequent events have proved that he was right.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theodor_Herzl   (1289 words)

  
 Theodor Herzl Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Theodor Herzl, son of Jacob and Jeanette Herzl, was born on May 2, 1860, in Budapest, Hungary, where he attended elementary and secondary schools.
In Herzl's view, effective assimilation of the Jews would be impossible because of the long history of prejudice and the competition between the non-Jewish and Jewish middle classes.
Herzl believed that the Jews had little choice but to begin the concentration of the Jewish people in one land under its own sovereign authority.
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 Theodor Herzl 2004
Herzl was "solemn, his manner grave and stately," writes Amos Elon in his 1975 English-language biography, "Herzl," while "Julie was effervescent, uncontrolled in her temper, tactless, given to fits of unjustified jealousy." Within a few months of the wedding, the bond between them had already begun to unravel and the marriage had become artificial.
Herzl was ecstatic, and noted in his diary that already on the first day of his life, the infant pulled his beard so hard that it hurt.
Trude Neumann Herzl, solitary and tormented, was moved to an overcrowded institution where, fortunately, she had to share a room with only one other patient.
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 Mount Herzl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Herzl, in Hebrew Har Hertzel (הר הרצל), is a high hill-top in Jerusalem, Israel that is named for, and is the final resting place of, Theodor Herzl, considered to be the founder of modern political Zionism.
Herzl died a year later and was interred in Vienna.
On the northern slope of Mount Herzl is the military cemetery of Jerusalem, and to the west is Yad Vashem, which commemorates the Holocaust.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Herzl   (528 words)

  
 NPR : The Mideast : A Century of Conflict: Part 1 Transcript
SHUSTER: In 1894, Herzl was the correspondent in Paris for a Vienna newspaper, and he reported on the case of Alfred Dreyfus, an officer in the French army, falsely accused of treason because he was Jewish.
THEODOR HERZL (ACTOR'S VOICE-OVER): Were I to sum up the Basel Congress in a word, it would be this: At Basel I founded the Jewish State.
Herzl realized early on that the Jews as a small, weak, dispersed people would have no chance to create a state of their own without the backing of a world power.
www.npr.org /news/specials/mideast/history/transcripts/p1.093002.herzl.html   (1493 words)

  
 The Infidels - Theodor Herzl
Theodor Herzl was an Austrian Jewish journalist who became the founder of modern political Zionism.
In any case around this time Herzl grew to believe that anti-Semitism could not be defeated or cured, only avoided, and that the only way to avoid it was the establishment of a Jewish state.
Herzl inspired his friends with the idea that men whose aim is to reestablish a nation must throw aside all conventionalities and work at all hours and at any task.
www.theinfidels.org /zunb-theodorherzl.htm   (1285 words)

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