Yahrzeit of Theodor Herzl. Upon witnessing the Dreyfus trial in France, Herzl committed his life to pursuing the cause of Zionism. Authored two books, "The Jewish State," and "Old New Land." Was president of the World Zionist Organization.
Top of Mount Hertzl in Jerusalem. On these grounds is a military cemetery as well as the burial site of many great Israeli leaders including Yitzhak Rabin, Golda Meir, and the great visionary, Theodor Herzl.