Turkish TV Series Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Storyline

A fictional Turkish television series is causing great concern in the Jewish community there with its storylines depicting Theodor Herzl intending to establish a Jewish state extending from the Euphrates to the Nile and a Jew attempting to assassinate Sultan Abdul Hamid II.

Journalist and writer Dr Theodor Herzl (1860-1904), who founded the modern political Zionist Movement advocating the return of the Jewish nation to Palestine, and thus instigated the eventual creation of the state of Israel. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)