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British Interests and Zionism

  • M. Shahid Alam

Abstract

In November 1917, the British made a commitment to use their “best endeavors” to create a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. Famously known as the Balfour Declaration, this historic commitment was conveyed in a letter from Lord Balfour, British Foreign Secretary, to Lord Rothschild, a leading pillar of Jewish society in Britain, an active Zionist and a close friend of Chaim Weizmann.

Keywords

Middle East Suez Canal Jewish People Jewish Immigration Jewish State 
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© M. Shahid Alam 2009

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