This day in Jewish history / Theodor Herzl finishes his novel 'Old-New Land'
His utopian vision included a warm welcome for Jews by local Arabs and a secular nation with equal rights for all. Not all embraced his notions.
On April 30, 1902, Theodor Herzl noted, in a single, short entry in his diary, that “today I finished my novel ‘Old-New Land.’”
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