- 17th October 2018
- Current Events, History
British intervention in the history of the Jewish people continues to impact the world a century later.
The Balfour Declaration of November 2, 1917, became the major catalyst for one of the great turning points in world history—the return of the Jews to a national homeland after almost 2,000 years of exile.
On this 100-year anniversary, let’s take the time to consider how and why this groundbreaking Declaration came into being and discover, most importantly of all, how it is closely associated with the fulfillment of Bible prophecy.
Lord Arthur Balfour was Foreign Secretary in David Lloyd George’s British war cabinet. Both were committed Zionists, reflecting the convictions of Chaim Weizmann, the Zionists’ chief lobbyist. Balfour became convinced that a homeland for the Jews in the area commonly called “Palestine” was desirable for a variety of reasons, and in the best interests of both the Jews and Britain.Read More at TomorrowWorld.org