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10 March 1896 Herzl meets Hechler #otdimjh

10 March 1896 Theodore Herzl meets Protestant Clergyman and Christian Zionist William Hechler Reverend William Henry Hechler (10 January 1845 – 31 January 1931) was a Restorationist Anglican clergyman, eschatological writer, crusader against anti-Semitism, promoter of Zionism, aide, counsellor, friend … Continue reading

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19 September 1899 Dreyfus released from Devil’s Island #otdimjh

Alfred Dreyfus (9 October 1859 – 12 July 1935) was a French artillery officer of Jewish background whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history. Known … Continue reading

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3 September 1897 “At Basel I founded the Jewish State” writes Herzl #otdimjh

Theodor Herzl wrote in his diary (September 3, 1897): “Were I to sum up the Basel Congress in a word – which I shall guard against pronouncing publicly – it would be this: At Basel I founded the Jewish State. … Continue reading

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10 March 1896 Theodore Herzl meets Protestant Clergyman and Christian Zionist William Hechler #otdimjh

Reverend William Henry Hechler (10 January 1845 – 31 January 1931) was a Restorationist Anglican clergyman, eschatological writer, crusader against anti-Semitism, promoter of Zionism, aide, counsellor, friend and advocate of Theodor Herzl as he developed his vision and plans for … Continue reading

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25 January 1904 Pope Pius X gives Theodor Herzl’s Zionist project a cold reception #otdimjh #onthisday

Theodore Herzl travelled to Rome in late January 1904, after the sixth Zionist Congress (August 1903) and six months before his death, looking for some kind of support. On January 22, Herzl first met the Secretary of State, Cardinal Rafael … Continue reading

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13 January 1898 Émile Zola publishes open letter “J’accuse” on the trial of Alfred Dreyfus #Otdimjh #onthisday

   Alfred Dreyfus                                                            Émile Zola At this time of tragedy and … Continue reading

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