Balfour Declaration

The Balfour Declaration The following extract of the Balfour Declaration  from theCompanion Guide to the Balfour Project film,Britain in Palestine, 1917-1948 highlights the pivotal event. 

Britain and Palestine, a legacy of deceit, by Anthony Nutting During and after the First World War British Government ministers and officials had intentionally rather than accidentally laid the groundwork for a Jewish state in Palestine, while deliberately keeping this from the Arabs.

The Balfour Declaration – Key players and events by Mary Grey

Memorandum of Edwin Montagu on the Anti-Semitism of the Present (British) Government Montagu, the only Jew in the British Cabinet in 1917, fights to stop the Balfour Declaration

The Balfour Declaration and its Consequences by Avi Shlaim The first chapter in his book Israel and Palestine, (Verso 2009)

The best book on the Balfour Declaration is… Palestine the Reality by J.M.N. Jeffries. Book Review by John McHugo

Biography: Arthur Balfour by Brian Klug There appears to be a conundrum about Arthur Balfour. On the one hand, his name is inseparable from the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, On the other hand, as Prime Minister he brought in immigration controls aimed specifically against Jews from Eastern Europe. So, which was he: friend of the Jews or foe?

A scrap of paper that changed history by Donald Macintyre Leon Simon’s note of 1917 which led to the Balfour Declaration

Dan Mayer’s response to ‘ A scrap of paper that changed history’ Response from Leon Simon’s grandson

Wartime contingency and the Balfour Declaration of 1917 William Mathew: an Improbable Regression

Palestine, Britain and the Balfour Declaration: Dr Peter Shambrook Lecture given at the Middle East Monitor conference Palestine Britain and the Balfour Declaration, London Oct 7th 2017

Hidden History of the Balfour Declaration by John Cornelius