The Pope at Herzl's Grave
Avnery, Uri http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/05/30/patagonian-dreams/
Date Written: 30/05/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16287
During his short visit to Israel, Pope Francis laid a wreath on the grave of Theodor Herzl.
That was not a usual gesture. Foreign heads of state are obliged to visit Yad Vashem, as did the pope, but not the grave of Herzl.