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Visionaries, Leaders and Supporters of the World Zionist Organization, WZO (XIX - mid-XX centuries)

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  • Salman Schocken (1877 - 1959)
    The Patron: A Life of Salman Schocken, 1877-1959 , by Anthony David Salman Schocken (1877-1959) led an extraordinary life. An East European Jew by birth, he flourished as a businessman and cultural...
  • Max Nordau (1849 - 1923)
    Max Nordau born Simon Maximilian Südfeld (July 29, 1849 - January 23, 1923) in Pest, Hungary, was a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic. As a social critic, he wrote a number of co...
  • Professor Otto Warburg (1859 - 1938)
    Not to be confused with Otto Heinrich Warburg, a distant cousin, Nobel Prize Laureate, namesake of the Warburg effect. Otto Warburg (1859-1938), was a botanist and industrial agriculture expert and a...
  • Dr. Samuel Teitler (1900 - 1989)
    Dr. Samuel Teitler who was the first Jew to become a Justice of the Supreme Court of Switzerland and was a member of the Supreme Court 1951-1975. The decoration of the Auditorium of the Israeli Supreme...
  • Simon Judah Herzl (deceased)

A homage to Theodor Herzl and his family, as well as co-visionaries, plus those who were inspired by his dream after the Dreyfus Affair to create a homeland for Jewish refugees in the Land of Israel that would be a vibrant, democratic, modern, enlightened, Hebrew speaking, spiritual and moral society, a “light unto the nations".

‎אִם תִּרְצוּ, אֵין זוֹ אַגָדַה

Theodor Herzl, 1904: I believe that Zionism will not cease to be our ideal even after we come to settle in the land of our forefathers in Eretz Israel, for within the Zionist idea is contained the aspiration to moral and spiritual perfection.

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Visionaries, Dreamers and "Do"ers (pre-XIX century)

Presidents of the World Zionist Organization, WZO (XIX - mid-XX centuries)

The establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 concluded the main goal set forth by the World Zionist Organisation, and it was moved to Jerusalem.


The title "President of WZO" was abolished in 1972

      

Visionaries, Leaders and Supporters of the World Zionist Organization, WZO (XIX - mid-XX centuries)