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Dr. Herzl’s Remains Will Be Transferred from Vienna to Jerusalem in August

Jewish Agency officials announced tonight that the date for the removal of the remains of Theodor Herzl, founder of modern Zionism, from the outskirts of Vienna to Jerusalem, has been definitely set for August 10.

The remains will be reburied immediately without eulogies, but with special prayer, the announcement stated. Agency officials added that details would soon be announced of a worldwide competition for a design of a mausoleum to cover the new resting-place.