British Cabinet Minister: UK Will Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Balfour Declaration ‘With Pride’

The United Kingdom will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the issuance of the Balfour Declaration “with pride,” a British Cabinet minister said on Monday. At a meeting in the British capital with a visiting World Jewish Congress delegation, Sajid Javid — the secretary of state Continue Reading

Dear Lord Rothschild……. Why was this letter written?

Dear Lord Rothschild…….                        Why was this letter written? The Balfour Declaration contained 3 main elements: 1) His Majesty’s Government’s intention to establish a national home for the Jewish people in (both my italics) Palestine with a commitment to use its best endeavors to facilitate Continue Reading

The Legal Veracity of the Balfour Declaration

Amb. Alan Baker With the 2017 centenary of the 1917 Balfour Declaration,1 which acknowledged the right of the Jewish people to their national homeland in Palestine, the international community is witnessing a highly orchestrated attempt by the Arab League and the Palestinian leadership to question Continue Reading

Israel’s president invites Royal Family to Israel for Balfour Declaration centenary

Reuven Rivlin extended the Royal invite to mark 100-years since Britain formally issued support for a Jewish state By Stephen Oryszczuk Israel’s president has invited the Royal Family to visit Israel to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration. President Reuven Rivlin conveyed the message Continue Reading

Lord Rothschild discusses cousin’s crucial role in ‘miracle’ Balfour Declaration

Speaking ahead of the 67-word letter’s centenary, Jacob Rothschild describes the historic declaration which paved the way for Israel’s existence By Stephen Oryszczuk: The current and fourth Lord Rothschild has described the Balfour Declaration that helped pave the way for the creation of Israel as Continue Reading

Balfour Descendant Touts 2-State Solution, Marking 1917 Edict’s Centennial

By Tamara Zieve Descendant of signatory of Balfour Declaration sends special message to conference, which marks 100 years since historic letter sent. Windsor – The 5th earl of Balfour Roderick Balfour expressed hope that a two-state solution could be achieved this year, as he conveyed Continue Reading