Mount Herzl


Mount Herzl
(Har Herzl)
   A hill on the western outskirts of Jerusalem on which is located the grave of Theodor Herzl, whose remains were transferred there from Vienna in 1949. Other prominent Zionist and Israeli figures, including the assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, are also buried there.

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  • Herzl, Dr Theodor — (1860–1904)    Founder of modern Zionist movement. In a Paris room a man writes feverishly at his desk. The year is 1895. The title of the pamphlet he is drafting is The Jewish State (in the German original, Der Judenstaat). The sub title reads:… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Herzl, Theodor — born May 2, 1860, Budapest, Hungary died July 3, 1904, Edlach, Austria Hungarian Zionist leader. Growing up Jewish in Hungary, he believed that assimilation was the best strategy to deal with the anti Semitism he encountered. He became a Zionist… …   Universalium

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  • Theodor Herzl — ( he. בנימין זאב הרצל (Binyamin Ze ev Herzl)) (May 2, 1860 ndash;July 3, 1904) was an Austrian Jewish journalist who founded modern political Zionism. Herzl was born in Pest (today the eastern half of Budapest, then a separate city) to a German… …   Wikipedia

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