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
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
Dr. Michael Borchard advocates a two-state solution and revision of the Balfour Declaration with Germany’s support.
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
An exclusive interview with Lord Rothschild on his family’s involvement in the 1917 Balfour Declaration, the 67 words which led to the creation of the State of Israel. See more at www.balfour100.com.
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
Ninety-nine years ago, a 67-word message changed the world. The Balfour Declaration, issued on November 2, 1917, is generally considered the moment when the dream of the rebirth of Jewish sovereignty in their ancient homeland began to come to fruition. But while Jews around the
As the year’s countdown to the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2 November 2017 begins, we are proud to announce that Weizmann UK is part of the Balfour 100 campaign which is a coalition of over 23 British-Jewish cross-communal and pro- Israel organisations. The
Years after prime minister announced seminal Zionist document, issued 99 years ago today, would be displayed in Tel Aviv, dream of bringing it to Israel mired in renovations and bureaucratic snafus took decades to bring the Balfour Declaration, which enshrined London’s support for a Jewish
Simon Schama, the prominent historian, will provide one of the key moments in the community’s celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration next year. Professor Schama will give a lecture on the historical importance of the document – which expressed British government support