Altneuland by Theodor Herzl

The book is a seminal work of Zionist fiction that envisions the transformation of a future Jewish state in the land of Israel into a utopian society. It tells the story of two European Jews who, disillusioned with the anti-Semitism of the late 19th century, travel to Palestine and return 20 years later to find it has become a flourishing, modern society. The novel presents a vision of a multicultural, technologically advanced, and cooperative community where Jews live in peace, prosperity, and harmony with their neighbors. The narrative is a blend of social and political commentary, advocating for the establishment of a Jewish homeland through the power of innovative ideas and communal effort.

The 4612th greatest book of all time


Published
1902
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
70,000
Original Language
German

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