Eliezer Ben-Yehuda

As a young man, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda had a vision. He believed he was to be the driving force behind the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language and bring it back to the land of his forefathers.

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: May 23, 2016, Himlen TV7
  • Episode number: 7
  • Duration: 20 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Swedish