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        12/19/2012, Tevet 6, 5773

      New Documentary "It Is No Dream" on Theodor Herzl


      A new film on Theodor Herzl has been released. "It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl" is narrated by Oscar winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley. It explore the life of the author of Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State, 1896) and Altneuland (New-Old Land, 1902), two best-selling books that helped spread the idea of repatriating the Jewish people to their indigenous homeland. Herzl also preceded over the First Zionist Congress which put the iea in a world spotlight.

      The movie was produced by Moriah Films on cooperation with the Simon Wiesenthal Center.