1920 – Original territory assigned to the Jewish National Home 1922 – Final territory assigned to the Jewish National Home “In Palestine as of Right and Not on Sufferance …” “When it is asked what is meant by the development of the Jewish National Home
3 January, 1919 Introduction Following the First World War, Emir Feisal, son of Sherif Hussein (Husayn) of Mecca, and the leader of the Arab movement, met in Aqaba with Dr. Chaim Weizmann, the head of the Zionist Commission to Palestine. Later, at the Paris
Interview with Dr. Jacques Gauthier, non-Jewish legal researcher: “I have spent 20 years investigating the legal aspects of sovereignty concerning Jerusalem.” Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld “Declarations relating to the status of Jerusalem should clearly distinguish between the legal aspects of the issue and political claims. U.N.
In the entire debate now taking place on whether the United Nations Security Council or General Assembly has the right to approve the application of the “Palestinian Authority” to be recognized as a new member state of the UN, almost no mention is made of
By Sir Martin Gilbert On 22 July 1922, when the League of Nations announced the terms of Britain’s Mandate for Palestine, it gave prominence to the Balfour Declaration. ‘The Mandatory should be responsible,’ the preamble stated, ‘for putting into effect the declaration originally made on