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
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.
By Lenny Ben-David On March 28, 1921, British Colonial Secretary Winston Churchill visited Jerusalem where he attended a tree-planting ceremony on the site of the future Hebrew University on Mount Scopus. At the Government Office of the British High Commissioner, Churchill also met with
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.
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
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