The Balfour Declaration and its Legacy (Cosponsored Event)

Balfour
In a letter dated November 2, 1917 from British Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur James Balfour to Lord Walter Rothschild, a leader of British Jewry, the British government stated its support for “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people…” The contents of the letter became known

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November 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm

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November 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm

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UCLA Faculty Center (California Room)   View map

BalfourIn a letter dated November 2, 1917 from British Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur James Balfour to Lord Walter Rothschild, a leader of British Jewry, the British government stated its support for “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people…” The contents of the letter became known as the Balfour Declaration. At the 100th anniversary of this milestone event in Jewish and Zionist history, a panel of scholars of British, Middle East and Jewish history and politics will explore the Balfour Declaration’s origins and its significance for today.

Sponsored by the
Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies
Burkle Center for International Relations

Cosponsored by
The UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies

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