The Mystery of Theodor Herzl https://mosaicmagazine.com/essay/israel-zionism/2021/01/the-mystery-of-theodor-herzl/

A young secular Viennese writer had an experience 125 years ago that would lead him to change Jewish history forever. He could never explain it. Can anyone else?

January 4, 2021 | Rick Richman
About the author: Rick Richman is a resident scholar at American Jewish University and a frequent contributor to Mosaic. He is the author of Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler (Encounter Books, 2018).

Theodor Herzl in Palestine in November 1898. David Wolffsohn, Imagno/Getty Images.

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