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Balfour Declaration, 1917

Updated: Dec 4, 2020

On This Day in Jewish History: November 2, 1917 https://www.instagram.com/p/CHGM4rXLckV/

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#onthisday, 1917, the Balfour Declaration is issued by British Foreign Secretary, Arthur Balfour, in the form of a latter to Walter Rothschild, prominent Zionist leader at the time.

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Although in writing this was a monumental moment in Jewish and Zionist history, the British would wound up being one of Israel's largest obstacles to statehood in the years to come.

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Text Source: https://www.britannica.com/event/Balfour-Declaration

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