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The Balfour Declaration (1917) Options
Daemon
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The Balfour Declaration (1917)

The Balfour Declaration was a British government statement promising the establishment of a homeland for the Jewish people in Palestine that would not disturb non-Jews already living there. The British anticipated gaining a mandate over Palestine after WWI and hoped to win over Jewish public opinion for the Allies. They also hoped that pro-British settlers would help protect the approaches to the Suez Canal, a vital link to Britain's South Asian possessions. Who actually wrote the declaration? More...
Joseph Glantz
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So so much for those who state that the Holocaust was the only basis for the creation of a Jewish homeland.
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