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The 100 year betrayal of Israel by the West By Ted Belman (American Thinker via Israpundit)

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  double standards, friends/enemies, History, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 12, 2017 Click here for excellent historical review  

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PA historian: In 1917 “there was nothing called a Palestinian people”, by Itamar Marcus and Maurice Hirsch (PMW via EoZ)

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 5, 2017 To mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Mahmoud Abbas, the Chairman of the Palestinian Authority published an op-ed in the British Guardian newspaper. After castigating Lord Balfour for promising “a land that was not his to promise” he went on to describe the Palestinian people as “a proud nation with a rich heritage of ancient […]

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on the Palestinian Authority’s demonstrative rejection of the Balfour Declaration (J. Post via IMFA)

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 4, 2017 The Jerusalem Post comments on the Palestinian Authority’s demonstrative rejection of the Balfour Declaration, which “shows that our neighbors in the land still refuse to recognize Israel’s existence and casts further doubt on the possibility of ever achieving peace with them,” and asserts that while the Palestinians continue to contend that the Balfour […]

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On the 100th Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, It’s Time to Learn from our Mistakes – Othman Mirgani, (Asharq Al-Awsat-UK via MEMRI via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  History, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 3, 2017 On the 100th Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, It’s Time to Learn from our Mistakes – Othman Mirgani Even if Britain deigned to publish an apology for the Balfour Declaration, it would not change any part of the bitter reality. There is a need to stop and take stock of ourselves, to examine […]

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Turks, Arabs Welcomed the Balfour Declaration by Efraim Karsh (M.E. Quarterly)…historical review

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  History, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Winter 2018 To mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, contained in a letter dated from the British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Lord Rothschild dated November 2, 1917, we’re pleased to release in advance the following article by Middle East Quarterly editor Efraim Karsh from the Winter 2018 issue of Middle East Quarterly. In it, he […]

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The Historical Significance of the Balfour Declaration – Dore Gold (Jewish Political Studies Review via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  History, Human Rights, Israel's legal case  /  No Comments

Nov. 1, 2017 On July 24, 1922, the British pledge to help build the Jewish National Home was explicitly incorporated into the text of the League of Nations Mandate, which called for “putting into effect” its terms. The Balfour Declaration thus was transformed into a binding obligation under international law. Moreover, it was approved unanimously by the Council of […]

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Balfour, the Palestinians — and No Peace, by Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  History, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 30, 2017 It was a minor news story in the summer of 2016. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he was suing Great Britain over the Balfour Declaration — which was issued on November 2, 1917. But as we prepare to observe the centennial of that document, it’s important to understand that although his lawsuit […]

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I Am Proud of Britain’s Part in Creating Israel – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (Telegraph-UK via Daily Alert) & summary of 2nd article about support for Israel in Britain

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Israel, Mid. East news, polls  /  No Comments

Oct. 30, 2017 I Am Proud of Britain’s Part in Creating Israel – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (Telegraph-UK) On November 2, 1917, my predecessor Lord Balfour sat in the Foreign Secretary’s office and composed a letter that laid the foundations of the State of Israel. On the Centenary, I will say what I believe: the […]

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2 myths about the Balfour Declaration, by Martin Kramer on Facebook, via Daily Alert

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  History, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 30, 2017 Myth: The U.S. Was Not Part of the Balfour Declaration – Martin Kramer Lots of people assume that the Balfour Declaration was a British thing, no business of America’s. Truth: President Wilson approved the text in advance, and praised it in a public letter afterwards. In 1922, both Houses of the U.S. Congress […]

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How the Balfour Declaration Has Emerged at the Crux Of the War Against Israel By RICK RICHMAN (NY Sun via Mosaic)

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  History, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 28, 2017 With the approach of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which falls this Thursday, the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, launched a campaign demanding that Britain apologize for the commitment of its then-foreign secretary to support the creation of “a national home for the Jewish people” in the Land of Israel. […]

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