Many are aware that Theodor Herzl is considered the father of Zionism, the political movement that culminated in the creation of the modern State of Israel, but if you asked what exactly he envisioned for “The Jewish State” many would struggle to answer. Der Judenstaat is a must-read for all who wish to understand Herzl’s vision for Jewish salvation, and now, with the passage of more than a century, have the opportunity to evaluate what he, and Zionism, got right and wrong.