NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM by Nina Brown Baker

NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The biographer of Lenin has chosen another world figure in Theodor Herzl, great Jewish leader. The establishment of the state of Israel has thrown into sharp focus the struggles physical spiritual and financial -- which gave it birth. Herzl's vision of a free state for dispossessed people the sags of his years of suffering, hard work and intrigue, makes inspiring reading for young people who will recognize the parallels in similar historic struggles for freedom. The personal details of Herzl's life are passed over cursorily in favor of the record of diplomacy,- his career as leader of the Zionist organization established to bring about his dream of the Jewish state. As its accepted leader, Herzl pursued lethargic and self seeking rulers and diplomats, in the cobweb of Europe's politics. He did not live to see his plans materialize but his efforts found their frui-

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace