Arthur James Balfour

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Op-Ed News
70 Years of Broken Promises, The Untold Story of Israel's Partition Plannever with the aim of finding a "just solution" to the conflict, as is often pr
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 hours ago
never with the aim of finding a "just solution" to the conflict, as is often propagated. When British Foreign Secretary, Arthur James Balfour, made his promise, in November 1917, to the Zionist movement to grant them a Jewish state in Palestine,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The almost forgotten holidayin Shreveport: Balfour Day. The date was observed every Nov. 2, for that's whe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
in Shreveport: Balfour Day. The date was observed every Nov. 2, for that's when a British Foreign Secretary names Arthur James Balfour sent a letter to Lord Walter Rothschild that was only a couple of hundred words long but that stirred... Read more
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The Jewish Press
From the Balfour Declaration to the San Remo Conference | Paul Gherkin | 17 Heshvan 5778 – November 6, 2017any other country. I should be grateful if you would bring this declaration to
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
any other country. I should be grateful if you would bring this declaration to the knowledge of the Zionist Federation. Arthur James Balfour” The letter became the basis of international law in following years which expanded on the principle of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Balfour Declaration Turns 100 | Libi Astaire | 15 Heshvan 5778 – November 3, 2017Rothschild, scion of the English branch of the famed banking dynasty. The lette
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
Rothschild, scion of the English branch of the famed banking dynasty. The letter was from Britain’s Foreign Minister, Lord Arthur James Balfour, and it read as follows: Foreign Office November 2nd, 1917 Dear Lord Rothschild, I have much pleasure... Read more
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Ekklesia
Citizens Apology made at Scottish Parliament for Balfour Declarationevent at the Scottish Parliament was paralleled by one at Westminster, and othe
Ekklesia / Posted 19 days ago
event at the Scottish Parliament was paralleled by one at Westminster, and others around the world. On 2 November 1917, Arthur James Balfour, born in East Lothian, sent the letter known as the Balfour Declaration, to the Jewish Zionist... Read more
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Aljazeera
Palestinian students slam Balfour celebration to PM Mayin a letter dated November 2, 1917, to leading English Zionist Lord Walter Roth
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
in a letter dated November 2, 1917, to leading English Zionist Lord Walter Rothschild from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour, promising British help in creating a "national home" for the Jewish people in Palestine. The letter... Read more
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EuroNews
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Balfour DeclarationThursday (November 2) marks 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, a letter w
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
Thursday (November 2) marks 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, a letter written by the then UK foreign secretary Arthur James Balfour to prominent British Jew, Lord Walter Rothschild, which led to the birth of the State of Israel. The letter... Read more
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The Palestine Chronicle
Arthur James Balfour’s Ambivalent Philo-semitism Oct 25 2017 / 1:19 am An archive photo of UK Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur B
The Palestine Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Oct 25 2017 / 1:19 am An archive photo of UK Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur Balfour. (Photo: File) Even his contemporaries had trouble working out Arthur James Balfour. Aloof, privileged, extremely... Read more
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Gulf News
1917 event that led to Palestinian dispossessionthat continues to tear apart the Middle East today.The statement was made in an
Gulf News / Posted 22 days ago
that continues to tear apart the Middle East today.The statement was made in an open letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour that was published on November 2, 1917, a year before the end of the First World War.In one sentence it... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why Palestine activists want a UK apology over BalfourIsrael. In a letter dated November 2, 1917, to leading English Zionist Lord Wa
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
Israel. In a letter dated November 2, 1917, to leading English Zionist Lord Walter Rothschild, British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour promised his country's help in creating a "national home" for the Jewish people in Palestine. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The Balfour Declaration: the document that led to Israel's creation 100 years agocontinues to tear apart the Middle East today. The statement was made in an op
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
continues to tear apart the Middle East today. The statement was made in an open letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour that was published on November 2, 1917, a year before the end of World War I. In one sentence it... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Lord Balfour's Letter Was 1917's "Fake News"May, will attend a London dinner party at the home of Lord Rothschild, heir to
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
May, will attend a London dinner party at the home of Lord Rothschild, heir to the recipient of the infamous letter from Arthur James Balfour, Britain's then Foreign Secretary. She will be joined at the dinner by Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's... Read more
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The Jewish Advocate
A century of the Balfour Declarationand the Mediterranean Sea, celebrates its centennial Nov. 2. That document, yo
The Jewish Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
and the Mediterranean Sea, celebrates its centennial Nov. 2. That document, you will recall, from U.K. Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to the Baron Lionel Walter Rothschild, leader of the British Jewish community in 1917, stated the U.K.... Read more
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Aljazeera
Palestinians welcome Corbyn's Balfour celebration snubwould not apologise for. Supporters of the Zionist movement commemorate the de
Aljazeera / Posted 29 days ago
would not apologise for. Supporters of the Zionist movement commemorate the declaration by then-British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour as the first step in the eventual creation of Israel. However, for Palestinians the declaration... Read more

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