Category: Israel’s Restoration

Israel Reborn

It took David Ben-Gurion only 16 minutes to read The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel completed by the Minhelet ha’Am (People’s Administration) just an hour earlier.

Interior of the Palace des Glaces during the signing of the Peace Terms. Versailles, France on June 28, 1919.

The Slippery Path Of Misguided Expediency

The Balfour Declaration’s bold expression of support for a Jewish homeland issued in 1917 by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour on behalf of King George V and the government of Great Britain did not go unchallenged. The Mandate to establish a Jewish national home was virtually derailed by government officials motivated by misguided expediency rather than moral clarity.