Description: Herzlís Vision Today celebrates the 120th Anniversary of Theodor Herzlís utopian novel Altneuland Ė Old New Land. It is a contemporary, inspiring and unique collection of art and essays that pay tribute to Herzlís prophetic impact upon 21st Century Israel.
The subjects are varied and explore Herzl as a futurist, the architecture of Tel Aviv, wine, innovation, cinema, Israeli-Palestinian relations and an ďInterview with HerzlĒ.
In addition, there are more than thirty bold, witty and thought provoking images by established and contemporary Israeli artists, illustrators, designers, photographers and sculptors, curated by Shosh Nomberg Averbukh
photo credit: Zev Engelmayer We Can Do It! 2015, collage on paper
About the Authors and Their Essays.
Yosef Israel Abramowitz The Art of Being Herzl, The Futurist. Abramowitz was nominated by 12 Africa countries for the Nobel Peace Prize for his impact on solar energy. Dr. David Breakstone Herzl's Vision, Our Challenge An Interview with the Visionary of the Jewish State. Breakstone was the conceptual architect and founding director of the World Zionist Organizationís Herzl Museum and Educational Center. Dr. Shmulik Duvdevani The Missing Image Duvdevani teaches at the Film and Television Department at Tel-Aviv University and at the Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem. Gol Kalev Herzl and the Secrets Held in Israeli Wines Kalev is the author of Judaism 3.0 and is the founder of the Jerusalem Wine Salon. Yossi Klein Halevi Herzl and Arab Israelies: What would he say to Reschid Bey today? Halevi is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.He is the author of a number of books, including Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor. Nicole Levin Herzl's Utopian Ideas that Inspired the Urban Planning of Tel Aviv Levin is a practicing lawyer specializing in the preservation of historical buildings. Chemi Peres Theodor Herzl - If you will it, it is No Dream Theodor Herzlís Innovation Journey from an Old Era to a New Land. Peres is Chairman of the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation.
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