Planet History

Autor: Joshua Shelly

The Other Fatherland

In October 1903, shortly before Theodor Herzl’s early death, a Jew from Austria-Hungary, Edmund Eisler, sent the father of modern Zionism a letter. In it, he compared Herzl’s vision of a Jewish State to his own ideas, especially as articulated in his utopian novel Ein Zukunftsbild: Ein romantisches Gemälde, which he had published anonymously nearly […]