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Memorial Stone Unveiled for Dr. Herzl in Village Where He Died

Amemorial stone in honor of Theodor Herzl was unveiled today in the Lower Austrian village of Edlach, where the father of political Zionism died on July 3, 1904.

A large delegation of leading Jews in this country attended the rites. Addresses on Dr. Herzl were delivered by Ambassador Michael Simon, Israel’s envoy to Austria; and Ernst Feldsberg, president of the Austrian Jewish Community. Dr. Herzl’s remains were reinterred in Israel in 1949, and now lie in a grave atop Mount Herzl, in Jerusalem.