2017 is a year embracing a number of dates of historic significance to the State of Israel. June 2017 will mark 50 years since the Six Day War that enabled the Jewish people to, once again, pray at its most holy site the Kotel (Western
lrof. Ruth Lapidoth speaks about the specific details which determine whether the Balfour Declaration is legally binding document.
Daniel Taub explores the more human aspects of the negotiations and dealings that lead up to the Balfour Declaration, as well as all the facts and motivations of today’s Zionism and its supporters.
Rev Dr David Schmidt in a London lecture marking the centenary of the 1917 Balfour Declaration claimed that the evangelical Christian faith of the then war cabinet was a major influence which motivated them to make the Declaration. As a Bible-believing academic, Dr Schmidt is convinced
Author: Barry Shaw The stars were in perfect alignment at a time in history. Such moments are fleeting and must be grabbed before the opportunity recedes into the past. One such moment was when David Lloyd George succeeded Herbert Henry Asquith as Britain’s Prime Minister
On November 2nd, 1917, a declaration that changed the course of history was published. The document that would become the foundation of the state of Israel was sent in the form of a letter by Lord Arthur James Balfour to Lord Walter Rothschild. Rothschild was
In speech to Conservative Friends of Israel, Theresa May calls Balfour Declaration ‘one of the most important letters in history’ In a speech overflowing with praise and support, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday hailed the State of Israel as “a remarkable country” and
Israel’s prime minister dismissed calls for Britain to say sorry for supporting the establishment of a Jewish state as ‘amazing’ Benjamin Netanyahu has denounced the campaign in the UK for an apology for the Balfour Declaration – suggesting it was driven not by territorial dispute
Clearing up some misconceptions about Sykes-Picot on its centenary. Many people presume that the Sykes-Picot agreement of 1916, which partitioned the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire between Britain and France, advanced the Zionist project in Palestine. The Zionist movement celebrated Sir Mark Sykes as
Lord Arthur James Balfour is best remembered for the famous Balfour Declaration of 1917 that bears his name. This letter, signed by the cabinet of British prime minister David Lloyd George and delivered to Baron Walter Rothschild as a representative of the Zionist movement, affirmed