Gol Kalev researches Theodor Herzl and Zionism. In the following Jerusalem Post and Foreign Policy articles, he offers new insight about Herzl and demonstrates how Herzl is highly relevant to today’s issues – both in the Jewish world and globally:


Applying Herzl to the debate about the essence of Europeansism:

Europeans should benefit from Herzl’s vision 

Herzl planted the seeds for a better Europe in Israel


Applying Herzl to diverging European attitudes towards Israel:

Herzl and Zionism between Dreyfus and Goldsmid; France and Britain


Applying Herzl to Israel’s policy towards the European far-right:

Herzl and the European’s right


Applying Herzl and Moses to Israel-Europe relations:  

Parasha & Herzl: to Egypt or to Israel?


Applying Herzl and Abraham to Foreign Policy doctrine:

The longevity of Abraham’s and Herzl’s Diplomacy


Applying Herzl to the fight against BDS and anti-Semitism:

The beginning of understanding Herzl and his Zionism


Applying Herzl to American Jewry:

Herzl vs Ahad Ha’Am – Outsider vs Establishment 


Applying Herzl to Israeli society:

Herzl’s Birthday Gift

Fulfillment of Herzl’s Utopia: The First Electric Train Reaches Jerusalem!

Herzl’s and Jacob’s Struggles


Applying Herzl’s origins of Zionism to understand today’s Zionism:

What Inspired Herzl’s Zionism

Herzl and Joseph seeking their brethren

Herzl and the First Zionist Congress 

Herzl’s Jerusalem Visit – an Inflection Point in Zionism


Applying Herzl to the contemporary transformation of Judaism:

Jewish Transformation – Judaism 3.0

Exodus from Egypt as a dress-rehearsal for the Exodus from Europe

Zionism as the bedrock of Israeli society


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