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Jerusalem Has Always Been the Jewish Homeland

President Trump declared recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city.

If anyone were to dispute that Jerusalem should be acknowledged for the Palestinians, they must first acknowledge that Jerusalem has been the holiest city amongst Judaism and the ancestral and spiritual homeland of the Jewish people since the 10th century BCE. 935 more words

Politics

#Balfour100 - Look who didn't come to dinner

Last week, as part of the celebrations marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May held a dinner attended by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and many other British and Jewish dignitaries. 1,789 more words

Israel News

The British Betrayal of the Balfour Declaration and the Mandate

In my previous post I quoted extensively from two articles regarding the real facts about the Balfour Declaration. Both articles continued with details of how the British violated their promises and their subsequent Mandate. 2,617 more words

International Relations

The centenary of the Balfour Declaration: myths and facts

Today, 2nd November 2017, is the 100th anniversary of the famous Balfour Declaration.

Before I begin let us just recall what was said in the declaration itself: 2,893 more words

International Relations

It's all about the facts (or is it?)

I’m sure you all feel the same frustration and anger at the hostile media and foreign do-gooders, as well as some foreign governments, who seem incapable or unwilling to understand Israel’s position vis-a-vis the Palestinians or the Arab world in general. 213 more words

Antisemitism

The paradox of Zionism

by Martin Odoni

I do not discuss the matter of Israel/Palestine on this blog as much as perhaps I should. Events this week however are forcing me to state my position quite explicitly. 2,581 more words

Features

Guest Post: On the approaching centenary of the Balfour Declaration

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. The timing of this article is perfect, coming as it does a day after Yom Ha’atzmaut when Israel celebrated its 69th anniversary. 1,572 more words

Israel