Tag Archives: #Balfour100

Combatting antisemitism on the streets of London

One more post about the poisonous atmosphere in Britain where Israel is concerned. While Binyamin Netanyahu was in London for the Balfour centenary celebrations, thousands of ill-wishers took to the streets to protest. What were they protesting? Anything from Israel’s … Continue reading

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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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