Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel — The Middle East
Stephen Theodore Norman, 1918-1946. Last descendent of Theodor Herzl
You will be amazed at the Jewish Youth in Palestine... They have the look of freedom.
Erected 2015 by Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, Jerusalem Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Settlements & Settlers • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation Markers series list.
Location. 31° 46.483′ N, 35° 10.667′ E. Marker is in Jerusalem, Jerusalem District. The Marker is located Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); The Shrine of the Book (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); Achish, Ruler of Ekron (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Latin Dedicatory Inscription (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); בית גולדשמיד / Goldsmith House (approx. 3.7 kilometers away); Mishkenot Sheananim (approx. 4.4 kilometers away); Tombs from the First Temple Period (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); The Priestly Blessing (approx. 4.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jerusalem.
Regarding Stephen Theodore Norman, 1918-1946. Last descendent of Theodor Herzl. The Stephen Norman Memorial Garden is the only memorial in the world for a Herzl, other than for Theodor Herzl, the founder of Political Zionism and the father of Modern Israel.
Norman was the last descendant, the grandson, of Theodor Herzl. Norman was the only Herzl to have ever been a Zionist and to have visited British Mandatory Palestine. Though he wanted to return to Mandate Palestine and help with the birth of Israel, he was specifically barred by the British because he was a Herzl. He died tragically and was
Additional keywords. founder of Political Zionism, Father of Modern Israel.
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