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The Jewish State

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Author: Theodore Herzl
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,604 / 136 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.8
LoC Category: JV
Downloads: 2,092
Added to site: 2008.05.02 20727
Genre: Politics

The Herzl text was originally published under the title Der Judenstaat in Vienna, 1896.

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he had to change and diminish his demands and finally, when he was dangerously near a disclosure, he was saved by the Sultan's transferring his interest to the French and obtaining his funds from them. With Kaiser Wilhelm, he soon appreciated the fact that he had to deal with a great theatrical personality who spoke of plans and purpose with great fire, but had no courage and whose convictions melted away in the face of obstacles.

The world Herzl dealt with has passed away. The Turkish Empire now occupies a small part of the Near East. Its former provinces have now become "sovereign" states struggling to establish harmony between themselves and feeding on their animus towards the Jewish people returning home. The methods of diplomacy have changed. Loudness of speech is no longer out of order. Frankness and brutality may be expected at any international gathering. It is now felt as never before that behind political leaders, rulers, princes, statesmen, the people are advancing and soon will be able to



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