[caption id="attachment_12782" align="aligncenter" width="399"] Map of the Jewish National Home as determined by the San Remo Conference of 1920 (Jewish Virtual Library)[/caption] The following article by "Alan in Australia" is a thorough and excellently researched piece about the legal basis for the foundation and existence of the State of Israel as the Jewish homeland. There is so much delegitimization of the very existence of the State of Israel that sadly, even over 70 years after Israel gained its independence, it is still necessary to reiterate these important facts, not only to put the antisemites in their place, but also to educate the ignorant, of whom there are too many, about the righteousness of Israel's cause and existence. Go and read.
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Most of the protests over the Arab Israel Conflict, now reestablished by the Arabs after numerous failures to destroy Israel, starting around the turn of the Twentieth Century in 1901, even before Israel had been founded and as the first Jews began returning even before the Balfour Declaration, have claimed that Israeli intransigence is the cause of the continuing conflict. 2,322 more words
Ninety nine years ago this April, on April 24 1920, at San Remo, the Supreme Council of the Principal Allied Powers, consisting of Great Britain, France, Italy and Japan, agreed to approve the Balfour Declaration of Nov 2, 1917. 614 more words
Her Britannic Majesty having accepted the terms imposed upon the United Kingdom today by Ireland, the question remains: should Ireland exercise its Mandate to rule indirectly? 73 more words
There has never been a Palestinian state. The name came from the Romans after they defeated the Jews and destroyed the Temple. They named the “area” (which was not a state or country of itself) as an offense to the Jews because of the Philistines, Israel’s Biblical nemesis. 316 more words