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.
Tzivi says: "[Director Richard] Trank opens his film by recounting the infamous trial of French Captain Alfred Dreyfus in Herzl attended the trial as Paris correspondent for the Austrian newspaper Neue Freie Presse.