An event scheduled to take place at the Jewish Museum of Florida on the Balfour Declaration was cancelled following a bomb threat.
Britain endorsed the establishment of a Jewish homeland in the Middle East, triggering a process that would culminate in the creation of Israel.
Israel is the outcome of deliberate Jewish action — not of foreign hand-outs.
Though he may be most know for aiding the Zionist cause in 1917, it’s crucial to remember that Arthur Balfour was a white supremacist.
In November 1917, as World War I still raged, the British expressed support for a Jewish home in Palestine — which was an incredible breakthrough.
Forverts editor Ab Cahan wrote in 1917 no Diaspora Jews would uproot their lives and move to the land of Israel.
Israel’s founders envisioned it as a cure for anti-Semitism. Instead, the steadily mounting hostility toward Israel made it the least safe place.
Palestinian leaders said on Tuesday Britain had rejected their request for an apology for a 1917 declaration that helped pave the way to the state of Israel, and they would pursue international court action unless London backtracked.
As far as the organizers of Israeli Apartheid Week are concerned, Palestinians have a right to self-determination in their historic homeland but Jews do not.
The great-grandson of the British lord who expressed support for a Jewish homeland in the historic Balfour Declaration has spoken out for the first time about the pride his family feels to have played a role in the founding of Israel.