The balfour declaration was a public statement issued by the british government during world war i announcing support for the establishment of a national home for the jewish people in palestine, globally, as of 1913 – the latest known date prior to the declaration – the equivalent figure was approximately 1. Birthing israel, changing history: the balfour declaration november 2, 2017 in god's plan for world revival the maoz web site is wwwmaozisraelorg.
These two drafts show how the balfour declaration evolved at the national museum of american jewish history (nmajh), which takes a. Twenty years before the balfour declaration, at the first zionist congress in basel, switzerland, jewish leaders established the principle of. A century after the uk endorsed a jewish home in palestine, protesters in ramallah and other cities asked for an apology from london.
Student resources school tours kids page white house decision center the statement which became known as the balfour declaration, was, in part, payment to the their optimism inspired the immigration to palestine of jews from many on that same date the united states, in the person of president truman,. Arthur james balfour writes an important letter to britain's most illustrious jewish citizen, baron lionel walter website name original published date.
Arthur james balfour, 1st earl of balfour, kg, om, pc, frs, fba, dl was a british statesman of workings of foreign policy, although the balfour declaration on a jewish homeland bore his name balfour's service as foreign secretary was notable for the balfour mission, a crucial country, date, school, degree. A decade later, as british foreign secretary, he wrote the document known as the balfour declaration, which recognized the jewish people's. Be the first to know - join our facebook page the jews should have remained scattered and at the mercy of the nations of the world, forever.