Arthur James Balfour


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English statesman

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The Balfour Declaration, dated November 02, 1917, was a letter from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, an extremist leader of the British Jewish community, licensing the establishment in Palestine of a self-proclaimed Jewish state.
1848: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, prime minister from 1902-5, was born in Scotland.
Ninety-three years ago, Lord Arthur James Balfour, British Foreign Secretary, signed a document which has bedeviled the peoples of the Middle East ever since.
Arthur James Balfour then the British Foreign Minister in UK was give his tragic declaration that gives the Jews a homeland in Palestine, while UK was mandating Palestine in November 2, 1917.
The Jews are the most gifted race that mankind has seen since the Greeks of the fifth century," said Arthur James Balfour.
Following Herzl's inspiration, Zionist leaders, notably Chaim Weizmann, cultivated Christian support wherever possible and made good use of the pro-Zionist sympathies of Arthur James Balfour, British foreign secretary, who in November 1917 authored what came to be called the Balfour declaration announcing his country's official support for the establishment of a "Jewish National Home" in Palestine.
The Declaration was made in a letter from Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Lord Rothschild (Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild), a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
Arthur James Balfour, born in East Lothian in 1848, led a Tory government from 1902-5.
As was pointed out to Arthur James Balfour, the Jews had raised the walls of Jerusalem "when London was a marsh.
On the hillside, chosen forty-two years before by Magnes and Weizmann for the Inauguration, one could almost hear again Arthur James Balfour proclaim to the assemblage before him and all the world, "l declare the Hebrew University opened.
1848: Arthur James Balfour, 1st : Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl, prime minister from Earl, prime minister from 1902-05, was born in Scotland.