The Unlikely "Father of Modern Zionism"

In A.D. 70, the Romans conquered Jerusalem and the Jewish people were scattered throughout the world.

Even in exile, they celebrated Passover each year with a prayer of hope: "Next year in Jerusalem".

After more than 1,800 years, the dream of a Jewish homeland was stronger than ever, and in the late 19th century, a young writer from Vienna brought that dream to the attention of the world.

 

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