The British government decided to endorse the establishment of a Jewish home in Palestine. After discussions within the cabinet and consultations with Jewish. The Balfour Declaration was a statement of support made by the British Government for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Eretz. A decade later, as British foreign secretary, he wrote the document known as the Balfour Declaration, which recognized the Jewish people’s.

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It is possible that he was intrigued by the rejection by the Zionist Congress of the ‘Uganda’ offer. At this point I ventured to ask in which way the plans of Mr. How Britain Made the Middle East.

The declaration had many long-lasting consequences. Samuel, but the whole turn dekparation our conversation was more academic than practical. Gaster at whose house the meeting took placeMr.

Pre-State Israel: The Balfour Declaration

Any understanding of the Palestine issue, therefore, requires some examination of this Declaration which can be considered the root of the problem of Palestine. It has been bitterly attacked in Parliament and is still being fiercely assailed in certain sections of the press. No action should be taken at present in this matter”.

To Cardinal Gasquet he admitted the change of his views on Zionism, and that he was determined to qualify, guide and, if possible, save the dangerous situation which was rapidly arising.

Allied war aims and the proposed peace settlement.

Lord Rothschild draft 12 July []. A Political, Social, and Military History [4 volumes]: As a pro-Israel writer Daphne Anson reports: War Memoirs of David Lloyd George: Enduring Controversies in Military History: Pope Benedict XV and Judaism. The State of the Jews: Narrating the Twentieth Century.


He himself was childless, however, so the title was passed on to his brother Gerald and his sons. Imagining the Middle East: His Majesty’s Government accepts the principle that Palestine should be reconstituted as the national home of the Jewish people.

If death had not been upon him it would not have been too late. Grose writes that Kallen suggested the idea to a well-connected British friend who would pass the idea along. The particular draft assented to by the War Cabinet and afterwards by the Allied Governments and by the United States The State Department considered a separate Ottoman peace a long shot, but decided to send an emissary to pursue the possibility.

Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: While they previously had appealed to religious or idealistic arguments, now Zionist leaders could add a particularly powerful motivator: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

Herbert Samuel, and an interview took place at his office.

English-German Dictionary

The declaration was first endorsed by a foreign government on 27 Decemberwhen Serbian Zionist leader and diplomat David Albala announced the support of Serbia’s government in exile during a mission to the United States. Following further discussion, a revised — and at just 46 words in length, much shorter — draft declaration was prepared and sent by Lord Rothschild to Balfour on 18 July. These leaflets were airdropped over Jewish communities in Germany and Austria, as well as deklsration Pale of Settlementwhich had been given to the Central Powers following the Deeklaration withdrawal.


By the end of the…. Also at Internet Archive. The Perfidy of Albion”. Such a claim in my opinion is clearly inadmissible and personally I do not think we should go further than the original declaration which I made to Lord Rothschild”.

The Balfour Declaration: Table of Contents

If Arthur Balfour were alive today and visited Israel, what would he think? Now, on that day, for the first dejlaration since the destruction of the Temple, they could see one of their own people as governor in the Land of Israel.

Cease-fire Agreements and the Durability of Peacep. The British, paragraph 6 of the White Paper: Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain. The evidence is incontrovertible.

A Political, Social, and Military History. Allawi says that the minutes of the meeting show only that Faisal accepted that this could be the British government interpretation of the exchanges without necessarily agreeing with them. Duringthe British made one further attempt to settle outstanding issues with Hussein and once again, the attempt foundered, Hussein continued in his refusal to recognize the Balfour Declaration balfokr any of the Mandates that he perceived as being his domain.

We made an equal pledge that we would not turn the Arab off his land or invade his political and social rights”. The Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann: