Balfour Declaration

The Balfour Declaration

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

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

Hidden History of the Balfour Declaration by John Cornelius