Theodor Herzl

During his lifetime, Theodor Herzl was called everything from a hero, to a dreamer, to a heretic. But his influence on the Jewish people is undeniable. Known as the father of modern Zionism, Herzl spent his life trying to find a way to end anti-Semitism and create a Jewish state.

The Hope

A new series hosted by Gordon Robertson tells the story of the creation of the State of Israel, and examines a time period from early Jewish settlers of the 19th century to the Israeli declaration of statehood in 1948.

  • First broadcast: April 11, 2016, Himlen TV7
  • Episode number: 1
  • Duration: 20 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Swedish