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
Ambassador Dore Gold speaks about how the terrorist organization The Palestinian Return Center and other Islamist organizations, are waging war against Israel’s right of existence by any means possible. His aim is to focus on subduing these current threats.
The panel at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs discusses details of ongoing proposals, legal issues and public opinion to do with the right of Israels existence, such as the Two-State Solution.
lrof. Ruth Lapidoth speaks about the specific details which determine whether the Balfour Declaration is legally binding document.
Connecting the Dots from the Perspective of International Law, proving that before it’s existence, Israel had legal rights to it’s establishment.
Prof. Nicholas Rostow talks about the Balfour declaration and all related treaties, resolutions, mandates and legal documents solidifying Israels International legal rights of existence.
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
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
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