Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Balfour's 1925 Declaration

Here is Lord Balfour at the opening of the Hebrew Universioty in Jerusalem in 1925:

Part of what he said, here:

On Balfour we learn:
In 1925 Lord Balfour visited Jerusalem to open the Hebrew University there. His attitude had aroused the ire of nationalist Arabs, and his trip to Palestine ended by his being spirited out of Damascus after a furious outburst on the part of an Arabian mob.

Even then.


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