Palestinians are still fighting the recognition of any Jewish sovereignty.
The achievements and sacrifice of a family of Palestinian Jews helped to secure both victory in war and Great Britain’s endorsement of Zionism.
The Jewish Legion was not just a military force but an instrument of Zionist diplomacy—a symbolic resurrection of the Jewish national spirit.
Some of them viewed things in a more inspiring light than that of political and material interests.
And how it thereby helped to secure the legal foundations of the state of Israel.
The heroic Jewish general at Gallipoli, the battle of Beersheva, and a tradition of tolerance.
Commemorating the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.
Substituting symbolism for practical action.
Celebrating Britain’s role in the Jewish state’s creation.