Last updated on: 9/7/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Theodore Herzel Biography

Title:
Father of Zionism
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“Let the sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the globe large enough to satisfy the rightful requirements of a nation; the rest we shall manage for ourselves.”

The Jewish State, 1896

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder, World Zionist Organization
Education:
  • Doctorate of Law, University of Vienna
Other:
  • Born: 1860
  • Died: 1904
Quoted in:
  1. Was Anti-Semitism the Leading Factor in the Emergence of Zionism?
  2. Should a Jewish Homeland Have Been Created Somewhere Other Than the Middle East?