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World Jewry Marks 27th Year of Herzl’s Death

Vienna Jewry today began preparations for its annual memorial visit to the tomb of Dr. Theodor Herzl, the 27th anniversary of whose death will be commemorated throughout the world on July 5, 20th of Tammuz. Dr. Herzl, the first statesman of the Jewish people, was the father of political Zionism. He was born in Pesth, May 2, 1860 and died in Vienna on July 3 (20th of Tammuz) 1904.