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Friday, October 12, 2012 by Shai Afsai | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

In the introduction to his popular and influential history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, The Iron Wall, Oxford professor Avi Shlaim tells this story: "The publication of [Herzl's] The Jewish State evoked various reactions in the Jewish com­munity, some strongly favorable, some hostile, and some skeptical . . ."
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Star and Stripes Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post. Theodor Herzl had proposed a white banner with gold stars as the Zionist flag.  But David Wolfssohn disagreed: "The tallit with which we wrap ourselves when we pray: That is our symbol."