Balfour Declaration

Balfour Declaration

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(Historical Terms) the statement made by Arthur Balfour in 1917 of British support for the setting up of a national home for the Jews in Palestine, provided that the rights of "existing non-Jewish communities" in Palestine could be safeguarded
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A campaign was launched on Sunday in Gaza to push for an apology from the British government for the Balfour Declaration.
WHEN was the Balfour Declaration made by Great Britain in |favour of a Jewish national home in Palestine?
It also serves to mark the 98th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.
RAMALLAH, November 2, 2015 (WAFA) Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, said on the occasion of the 98 th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, that the international community must take immediate steps to remediate the decades of occupation, colonialism and exile.
The world, represented by the UN, has created the problem -- starting from Balfour Declaration and then the establishment of a United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Wafi told Gulf News.
The 1917 Balfour Declaration was a letter from the UK's then-foreign secretary Arthur Balfour to the Zionist movement in Britain.
The Balfour Declaration in 1917 confirmed the British governments support for the establishment in Palestine of a homeland for the Jewish people.
The Balfour Declaration was signed in 1917, stating the UK government's support for a national home for Jewish people in Palestine.
These questions can be answered by analyzing three seminal events of World War I: 1) The defeat and breakup of the Ottoman empire; 2) The Sykes-Picot Agreement, which led to the redrawing of boundaries and the creation of new Arab states after the war; 3) The Balfour Declaration, expressing British support for the creation of the state of Israel in Palestine.
They chanted slogans against the Balfour Declaration which was issued in 1917 for the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.
The Balfour Declaration (dated 2 November 1917) was a letter from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Baron Rothschild (Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild), a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.