Balfour Declaration at 100: The Thrice Promised Land
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In 1917, the British Empire declared its support for the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. Yet other diplomatic agreements already promised the same land to the Arabs and to the Empire. Rabbi Chalom's presentation addresses how the small Zionist movement gained the backing of the world's largest empire, and how the Balfour Declaration is still impacting current events.