In the hope of reducing Israel to what he sees as its proper dimensions, a historian has cherrypicked facts.
A full English translation of the minutes of the first Zionist Congress is finally available, allowing an engrossing reconstruction of the momentous scene.
Rabbi Judah Solomon Alkalai, the Herzl of Sarajevo.
At each point—1897, 1917, and 1947—one Jewish leader appeared, and showed greatness.
Learning a lesson from Theodor Herzl.
Jewish athletes have won more Olympic medals for fencing than for any other sport.
For Herzl, Zionism was not merely about providing an escape from anti-Semitism.
The train ride Theodor Herzl called “torture.”
The story of Theodor Herzl and the First Zionist Congress, convened 120 years ago on this date.
A Jewish state or a new Jew?
The unresolved rivalry between the great Zionist thinker and the great Zionist strategist still shapes the contending outlooks of many 21st-century Jews.