Balfour at the Knesset

November 10, 2017 by  
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An international conference discussing the significance of the Balfour Declaration has taken place at the Knesset in Jerusalem…reports Michael Kuttner. Read more

Britain backs Jordan and Israel to end the Arab-Jewish conflict

November 6, 2017 by  
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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has acknowledged that Jordan and Israel represent the only viable “two state solution” that can end the Arab-Jewish conflict. Read more

B & B – Beersheba and Balfour

November 3, 2017 by  
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Two momentous anniversaries coincided within a few days of each other…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Year zero: the Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration

October 29, 2017 by  
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For the Palestinians, the year zero is not 1948, when the state of Israel came into being, but 1917, when Great Britain issued, in the November of that year, the Balfour Declaration—expressing support for the establishment of a “Jewish national home” in Palestine…writes Ben Cohen/JNS.org. Read more

How Balfour explains why the peace process failed

October 29, 2017 by  
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It was a minor news story when it broke in the summer of 2016. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced he was suing Great Britain over the Balfour Declaration, issued on Nov. 2, 1917…writes Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS.org. Read more

Missing in action

October 27, 2017 by  
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Celebrations are an ideal opportunity for friends to gather and join in showing solidarity and friendship…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Balfour Declaration Centenary shames Arab and UN deniers…writes David Singer

October 23, 2017 by  
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The continuing Arab refusal – aided and abetted by the United Nations – to recognise the international legitimacy of the Balfour Declaration 100 years after it was first issued on 2 November 1917 – remain the greatest obstacles to resolving the Jewish–Arab conflict. Read more

Palestine – Israel Sheds PLO As Negotiating Partner

December 10, 2015 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has concluded that completing successful negotiations with the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) on the allocation of territorial sovereignty in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank), Gaza and East Jerusalem is a mission impossible to achieve. Read more

Palestine – Falk’s Failed Philosophy Guarantees Continuing Conflict

November 2, 2012 by  
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Professor Richard Falk – United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 – has returned to world headlines with another controversial annual report…writes David Singer. Read more