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 and nationalism:

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 to American Jewry:

Herzl vs Ahad Ha’Am – Outsider vs Establishment 

Applying Herzl to today’s geopolitics:

Drafting Herzl to today’s issue 

Applying Herzl to the Palestinians:

Herzl to the rescue of the Palestinians

Applying Herzl to understand Israeli Politics:

Historic misunderstanding of Herzl can help us unpack today’s issue (March-2023)

Applying Herzl to understanding the evolution of Judaism:

We are what the Ghetto made us

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’s thinking to counter Isarel bashing – This generation’s existential threat to Judaism

Jerusalem Report: New framework to coutner Israel-bashing

Isarel-bashing-light showcased in Basel

Turnign threats to enablers of survivabillity

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

From Aliya to Cloud-Zionism

Applying Herzl to self-growth and happiness:

Herzl vision as celebratoin of Judaism and life

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

The outside that push Jews in

From Budapest to Basel to Jerusalem

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

Zionism and the shift in global consciousness of what is judaism

Applying Herzl to learning lessons from the Torah

See Parasha and Herzl

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