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  • THEODOR HERZL (1860-1904), founder of modern political Zionism, was born in Budapest on the 2nd of May 1860, and died at Edlach on the 3rd of July 1904.
  • Herzl was stirred by sympathy for the misery of Jews under persecution, but he was even more powerfully moved by the difficulties experienced under conditions of assimilation.
  • Herzl believed that the humanitarian hopes which inspired men at the end of the 18th and during the larger part of the 19th centuries had failed.
  • In 1896 Herzl published his famous pamphlet "Der Judenstaat."
  • But Herzl approached the subject entirely on its secular side, and his solution was economic and political rather than sentimental.

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