HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF THE BALFOUR DECLARATION

A Concise Catalog of Political and Social Events 1799 Napoleon declares publishes a proclamation in which he invites all the Jews of Asia and Africa to gather under his flag in order to re-establish the ancient Jerusalem 1897 Under the direction and organization of Theodor Continue Reading

The Declaration Heard Around the World

A member of the House of Lords once asked Chaim Weizmann, “Why do you Jews insist on Palestine when there are so many undeveloped countries you could settle in more conveniently?” Weizmann responded: “That is like my asking you why you drove twenty miles to Continue Reading

Earl Balfour Jerusalem Cuts (1925)

The montage opens with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and shows cuts of various well know sites and scenes as well as the visit of Earl Balfour and dignitaries in honor of Israel.

Israel’s Legal Sovereignty in Palestine

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. Continue Reading