What Ahad Ha'am Saw and Herzl Missed—and Vice Versa
The unresolved rivalry between the great Zionist thinker and the great Zionist strategist still shapes the contending outlooks of many 21st-century Jews.
October 5, 2016 | Hillel Halkin
About the author: Hillel Halkin’s books include Yehuda Halevi, Across the Sabbath River, Melisande: What are Dreams? (a novel), Jabotinsky: A Life (2014), and, most recently, After One-Hundred-and-Twenty(Princeton).
A portrait of Ahad Ha’am taken from a postcard. Culture Club/Getty Images.