This Day in Jewish History Herzl Family Finds a Final Resting Place

Five years ago, Theodor Herzl's grandson, Stephen Theodore Norman, was reburied in Jerusalem more than 60 years after committing suicide, capping a tragic century for the first modern Zionist family.

On December 5, 2007, the remains of Stephen Theodore Norman were reburied in Jerusalem, 61 years after the only grandson of Theodor Herzl died, in Washington, D.C. The century-long family saga that led to that quintessential Zionist moment is almost too tragic for words.