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Posts Tagged: British Mandate

November 9, 2017 4:30 pm
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Arabs and Turks Welcomed the Balfour Declaration

"One hundred years have passed since the notorious Balfour Declaration, by which Britain gave, without any right, authority or consent from anyone, the land of...

October 30, 2017 2:06 pm
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Year Zero: The Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration

JNS.org - For the Palestinians, the year zero is not 1948, when the State of Israel came into being, but 1917, when Great Britain issued, in...

October 30, 2017 11:08 am
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Balfour, the Palestinians — and No Peace

JNS.org - It was a minor news story in the summer of 2016. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he was suing Great Britain over...

October 27, 2017 3:01 pm
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Why Do Zionists Celebrate Unfulfilled Promises?

In the coming weeks, numerous Jewish organizations and institutions will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, and the 50th anniversary of the United...

September 20, 2017 10:41 am
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Nearing Centennial, Lord Balfour Descendant Shows Pride in Family Support for Jewish Homeland

JNS.org - In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, British and Israeli senior officials convened in Jerusalem last week to discuss the past, present and...

August 19, 2016 2:09 am
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Shabbat Nachamu in Jerusalem, 1920

The Haftorah read on Shabbat Nachamu, which follows Tisha B’Av, expresses the message of comfort conveyed by the prophet Isaiah to a bereaved nation soon...

August 5, 2016 2:53 pm
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UK Government Report on Involvement With Israel’s Alleged Nuclear Arsenal Mysteriously Missing From National Archives

Official documents relating to the British government’s involvement in Israel’s alleged nuclear arsenal have mysteriously gone missing, the BBC reported on Wednesday. According to the...

August 5, 2016 2:04 am
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Jewish Historian Renounces Zionism, But at Least She’s Honest

JNS.org - American Jewish historian Hasia Diner is facing widespread criticism over her public renunciation of Israel and Zionism. I say: Thanks, Hasia, for your honesty. Diner is...

April 14, 2016 6:27 am
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Remembering the 1920 Passover Pogrom in Israel

On November 2, 1917, the British issued the Balfour Declaration, which supported the idea of Jewish statehood in "Palestine." Just two years later, local British administrators challenged that...

March 4, 2016 4:56 am
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Purity of Arms: the Ethical Guide for the Israel Defense Forces

JNS.org - Current and vituperative disputes in Israel over whether or not the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is temperate enough in its response to Palestinian attacks...

December 8, 2014 9:02 am
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A Debate on Illegal Immigration – Into British Mandatory Palestine

JNS.org - The national debate on immigration is very much on the minds of some American Jewish leaders and organizations, and the same was...

April 20, 2014 10:11 am
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Guardian Blames 1929 Arab Massacre of Jews on ‘Zionist Provocations’

During my youth in Poland, I asked a group of Poles why they felt a need to beat up Jews, and they responded that the...

February 25, 2014 12:31 pm
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Israel’s Navy is the Mediterranean’s Life-Line

Israel's Navy is the IDF's smallest branch and the least known. But the Israeli Navy actually predates the establishment of the State, existing as the...

October 27, 2013 2:43 pm
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Nearly 100 Years Later, Still Bickering Over Balfour

Last year, on the 95th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the former Palestinian minister, Nabil Shaath, wrote an article in the Daily Telegraph attacking Britain...

Culture

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

After Death Threats, South African Model Pledges to ‘Re-Educate’...

A South African model who faced death threats after excoriating the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas for its abuses in the...

Israel

Trump’s Middle East Negotiations Team Meets With Israeli PM Ahead of ...

US President Donald Trump’s Middle East negotiations team -- led by senior White House adviser Jared Kushner -- met on...

Middle East

Turkey’s Erdogan, Presidential Rival Both Vow to Send Syrians Home

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in Sunday's presidential election have both pledged to send millions of Syrian refugees home, responding to growing unease among voters about the...

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