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Balfour Declaration

Yes, but London’s support is becoming more tenuous on both left and right.

Feb. 7 2018 12:01AM

It wasn’t only the Allies who acknowledged Jewish claims to the land of Israel.

Wolfgang Schwanitz
Dec. 8 2017 12:01AM

What the Palestinian narrative gets wrong.

Efraim Karsh
Nov. 10 2017 12:01AM

We don’t need no stinking declarations.

Gil Troy
Nov. 3 2017 12:01AM

It did not create a link between the Jews and their land.

Nov. 1 2017 12:01AM

Palestinians are still fighting the recognition of any Jewish sovereignty.

Oct. 30 2017 12:01AM

Setting an example of the Jewish commitment to both the universal and the covenantal.

Oct. 19 2017 12:01AM

In 1937, an official British report first proposed the partition of Mandate Palestine. The story behind it helps to explain why the Arab-Jewish conflict remains unresolved.

Oct. 2 2017 12:01AM

The achievements and sacrifice of a family of Palestinian Jews helped to secure both victory in war and Great Britain’s endorsement of Zionism.

Sept. 13 2017 12:01AM

The Jewish Legion was not just a military force but an instrument of Zionist diplomacy—a symbolic resurrection of the Jewish national spirit.

June 26 2017 12:01AM

Some of them viewed things in a more inspiring light than that of political and material interests.

June 19 2017 12:01AM

And how it thereby helped to secure the legal foundations of the state of Israel.

June 12 2017 12:01AM

For 100 years the British statement, which inaugurated Zionism’s legitimation in the eyes of the world, has been seen as the isolated act of a single nation. The truth is much different.

June 5 2017 12:01AM

The heroic Jewish general at Gallipoli, the battle of Beersheva, and a tradition of tolerance.

Deborah Rechter
May 11 2017 12:01AM