Herzl

[her-tsuh l; English hurt-suh l, hairt-]
noun
  1. The·o·dor [tey-aw-dohr] /ˈteɪ ɔˌdoʊr/, 1860–1904, Hungarian-born Austrian Jewish writer and journalist: founder of the political Zionist movement.
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Contemporary Examples of herzl

  • Were he alive, Herzl might have grounds to sue—but the open-minded journalist would know better.

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    The 'Defenders of Zionism' Lose Their Case

    Gershom Gorenberg

    September 9, 2013

  • Herzl thought he could stop it by moving Jews out of its path and into their own land.

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    UK Jew’s Harassment Claim Fails

    Paul Usiskin

    April 1, 2013

  • Herzl believed that, beyond the victims of racism themselves, “only a Jew can fathom” African slavery, in all its “horror.”

  • His father was very much in this mode, a Hungarian refugee, secular, "emancipated," but much like Herzl, shaped by anti-Semitism.

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    How Yair Lapid's Gambit Ends

    Bernard Avishai

    March 7, 2013

  • Herzl writes to Rhodes in his diary on Zionism, You are the only man who can help me now….

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    Wilf’s Colonialism Denial

    Yousef Munayyer

    April 20, 2012

Historical Examples of herzl

  • "The Jewish State" was not regarded by Herzl as a piece of literature.

    The Jewish State

    Theodor Herzl

  • The inner apotheosis was drawing nearer and nearer for Herzl.

    The Jewish State

    Theodor Herzl

  • It was upon the Jewish masses that Herzl made a tremendous impression.

    The Jewish State

    Theodor Herzl

  • Herzl was given an opportunity to see Count Eulenberg in Vienna.

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    Theodor Herzl

  • Whatever the fact may be, the first venture of Herzl in Constantinople was not successful.

    The Jewish State

    Theodor Herzl


British Dictionary definitions for herzl

Herzl

noun
  1. Theodor (ˈteːodoːr). 1860–1904, Austrian writer, born in Hungary; founder of the Zionist movement. In The Jewish State (1896), he advocated resettlement of the Jews in a state of their own
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