Theodor Herzl and his vision of a Jewish state: ideas and the reality

Prof. Shlomo Avinieri from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will talk about Theodore Herzl, the father of Zionism – the Jewish national movement, and about his plans for developing the future Jewish state and what is left of these plans in Israel today.

Listen to the audio recording from the meeting (17.05.2018)

Shlomo Avineri, Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, served as Director-General of Israel’s foreign ministry under Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. His most recent book is “Theodor Herzl and the Foundation of the Jewish State” (2014).

Lecture in English with simultaneous translation into Polish.

Lecture in the series “A Dream Fulfilled. Polish Jews and the Establishment of the State of Israel”


The lecture is organized within the Global Education Outreach Program.

Lecture was made posiible thanks to support of Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation & theAssociation of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland.