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#Balfour100 – Look who didn’t come to dinner

Last week, as part of the celebrations marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May held a dinner attended by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and many other British and Jewish dignitaries. But who was the … Continue reading

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The British Betrayal of the Balfour Declaration and the Mandate

#Balfour100 … it is imperative that Israel and its friends insist on a full accounting of Britain’s record…. Proud Britain may be, but Israel cannot forget that in May 1939 the British unilaterally abrogated the Balfour Declaration, shutting down Jewish immigration to Palestine. This act had no legal foundation. Continue reading

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The centenary of the Balfour Declaration: myths and facts

Today, 2nd November 2017, is the 100th anniversary of the famous Balfour Declaration. Before I begin let us just recall what was said in the declaration itself: Those mere 67 fateful words set history on a new course: Foreign Office … Continue reading

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Anzacs commemorate the Battle of Beer Sheva

October 31st was the centenary of  the victorious battle for Beer Sheva by the Allied forces of Britain, Australian and New Zealand during the First World War against the Ottoman forces, and falls just before the centenary of the Balfour … Continue reading

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Guest Post: On the approaching centenary of the Balfour Declaration

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. The timing of this article is perfect, coming as it does a day after Yom Ha’atzmaut when Israel celebrated its 69th anniversary. That anniversary was possible due in very large … Continue reading

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The two-state solution is in fact a four-state solution – and it excludes a Jewish state

Mr. Netanyahu has gone to Washington today to meet with President Donald Trump. They will be discussing the Middle East, Israeli residents in our Biblical heartland – aka those awkward things called “Jewish settlements”, (by the way, would anyone DARE … Continue reading

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