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    • susan
    • 22.06.07 | 11:10 (IDT)

    but hertzl proprosed a liberal and enlightened place, based on his lifelong observation of the best of european cultural and political structures - and he would be absolutely delighted in any semblence to these in the current state of israel. the utopia he outlined, if accepted world wide, would indeed create better societies wherever his ideas were adopted. what is missing, in contemporary judaism, as well as globally, is the recognition of him as a visionary in the messainic jewish context, which can then be taken globally.

    from the article: Ahad Ha'am would have been thrilled
    First published 00:00 21.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.06.07
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