120 Years Ago Today: The First Zionist Congress Meets in Basel.

On August 29, 1897, the First Zionist Congress, called together by Theodor Herzl, was held in Basel, Switzerland. The Zionist Organization (ZO – later renamed the World Zionist Organization) was thus formed. Theodor Herzl, the visionary behind modern Zionism, was elected the ZO’s first president and the Basel Program, a […]

“The first lone soldiers in Israel were the young holocaust survivors. Cleaning out my parents house I came across this old gem.”

“My grandfather on the right Aaron Moskowitz served in the IDF post WW2 in the war of Independence in 1948. Looking at these young men with smiles on their faces, one would never know what they endured. #survivorsย #ืขืื™ืฉืจืืœื—ื™#lonesoldier @humansofjudaism” Source: Sara Leibowitz