Albert Kahn’s archive on Balfour’s declaration 1917 -1925

 

November 2, 1917 the declaration of Lord Arthur Balfour , the British foreign minister, says that Britain

“Favorably considering the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement of this goal. It must be clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.”

 

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