2 pages | SMC 195
- Theodor Herzl
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IX., Berggasse 6.
I would like to ask you immediately to turn to the Lemberg Zionists, in my name, with the request to send me a copy of the alleged letter, in which I was said to have mentioned, that an “English millionaire is willing to sacrifice 150 million guilders,” etc. Unless this is a gross distortion or a silly misunderstanding of my words, it is inexplicable to me.
Please also pass on to the gentlemen, that the tone,
When this sort of thing happens among the Zionists, I will have to consider my resignation from the movement. If Jews are capable of accepting my efforts in such an undignified manner, than I regret the time, effort and sacrifice of all kinds [that I have made].
With Zion’s greetings