Theodor Herzl

Theodor Herzl
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Theodor Herzl

Primary Sources August 1897, Predicts that there would be a State of Israel by 1947 October 21 1898, Diaries Central Zionist Archives October 29 1898, His Diary October 28, 1898, Kaiser meets Wilhelm II of Germany in Palestine Secondary Sources October 18 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II of German in Palestine October 19, 1898, Meets […]

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1920 Theodore Herzl
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1920 Theodore Herzl

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandies “The work of the great Theodor Herzl as completed at San Remo. (e.g. April 1920)The effort to acquire the public recognition of the Jewish Homeland in Palestine for which he lived and died has been crowned with success.  The nations of the world have done all that they could do.  […]

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July 3rd, 1904, dies aged 44 in Edlach, Austria-Hungary
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July 3rd, 1904, dies aged 44 in Edlach, Austria-Hungary

Source: Wiki 1905 “Awakening of the Arab Nation” “Two important phenomena, of the same nature but opposed, which have still not drawn anyone’s attention, are emerging at this moment in Asiatic Turkey. They are awakening of the Arab nation and the latent effort of the Jews to reconstitute on a very large scale the ancient […]

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1900, Captain Alfred Draftees Anti-Semite
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1900, Captain Alfred Draftees Anti-Semite

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October 29, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II  of Germany, Jerusalem
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October 29, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, Jerusalem

Conclusion of my Address to the Kaiser: This is the fatherland of ideas which do not belong to one people or to one creed alone. The farther men advance in their morality, the more clearly do they recognize the common elements in these ideas. And thus the actual city of Jerusalem, with its fateful walls, […]

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October 29, 1898, Kaiser Wilhelm II  Of Germany: Sent the Address to August Eulenburg with the following cov­ering letter.
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October 29, 1898, Kaiser Wilhelm II Of Germany: Sent the Address to August Eulenburg with the following cov­ering letter.

Your Excellency: I have the honor most humbly to submit the enclosed Address of the Zionist Deputation. I beg Your Excellency to be kind enough to inform me, when returning the manuscript, of the changes desired by His Majesty the Kaiser, or else to convey his gracious approval to me. I shall read it as […]

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October 28, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany in Palestine
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October 28, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany in Palestine

At nine o’clock a commotion on the highway, which was lined with a mixed multitude of Arab beggars, womenfolk, children, and horsemen, heralded the approach of the Imperial procession. Fierce-looking Turkish cavalry came galloping toward us at full tilt, rifles at the ready and shooting even more threatening glances all around. Then the outriders of […]

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October 21, 1898, Diaries, Central Zionist Archives
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October 21, 1898, Diaries, Central Zionist Archives

One more recollection. Most of the time the Kaiser looked me full in the face. Only when I spoke of the new overland route to Asia-Mediterranean, Persian Gulf- did he stare into space as though lost in thought, and the thoughtful expression on his fine, serious face revealed to me that I had fully gripped […]

Oct. 19, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II  Of German in Palestine:  On board the “Imperator Nicholas II”
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Oct. 19, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II Of German in Palestine: On board the “Imperator Nicholas II”

I accompanied the draft for the address with the following letter to Bulow: Your Excellency: I beg to enclose herewith the draft for my address to His Majesty. I have spent a very bad night with all sorts of pains in my heart and am virtually incapacitated for work. I shall append the conclusion later. […]

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October 18, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II  Of German in Palestine
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October 18, 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II Of German in Palestine

Eight o’clock in the evening, at the hotel After the audience with the Kaiser, which I will enter tomor­row en route. I had arranged with the Kaiser and with Bulow that this very evening I would submit the draft of my address in Palestine (e.g. October 29, 1898). Draft: Your Imperial and Royal Majesty! Most […]

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