More about Balfour 100
This is the website for the UK Christian coalition that has been established to commemorate the Balfour Declaration centenary. Follow these links to find out more about our major event at the Royal Albert Hall and other events around the UK
ROYAL ALBERT HALL
Join Christians and Jews at this exciting evening. Find out why this is such a fitting venue for our biggest event, who will be taking part and how you can buy tickets.
EVENTS AROUND THE UK
Balfour 100 is co-ordinating and publicising events right across the UK. See where some of them are taking place and add your own marking the centenary.
BALFOUR ISRAEL TOUR
Our historical tour, suitable for both Christians and Jews, will visit key places in the story of the Balfour Declaration and the creation of today’s Israel
Download our free leaflet, “Christians and the Balfour Declaration” and find other resources to explain the background to this important document.
Our most recent news posts
“Partners in This Great Enterprise” The Royal Albert Hall, London Tuesday 7th November, 7.30pm Tickets from £35, on sale from 9th May. Tickets only from www.royalalberthall.com/tickets or call 020 7589 8212 At last we can give you the details of our major London event to mark the Balfour Declaration centenary in November. We have booked[…]
We are delighted to announce a special tour to Israel to enable you to join celebrations of the Balfour Declaration centenary in Israel itself. This special 13 day tour is tailored to visit many sites and museums relating to the Balfour Declaration and its outworking. It is open to both Jews and Christians. More than[…]
Britain’s Jewish community launched its year-long campaign leading up to November 2nd 2017 with a new website (see below). In the same week, other initiatives have also been launched and introductory articles etc written. Our own (Christian) campaign will be launched in the new year, but for now here are a few of last week’s[…]
We have produced a short colour leaflet to explain why Christians are celebrating the centenary of the Balfour Declaration. It is not widely known in the UK how much influence evangelical Christianity had on the writers of the Declaration and on the events leading to its production.
An Israeli blogger has put an interesting slant on why the Palestinians should not be trying to sue the British government for the Balfour Declaration, but rather thanking them for it. Moshe Arens, one time jet engine developer, Israeli politician and ambassador to the US and holder of several ministerial positions, is Chairman of a venture[…]
It was announced last week that Palestinian President Abbas is planning to sue Britain for issuing the Balfour Declaration and wants the Arab League to support him. As always his aim is the delegitimisation and ultimate removal of Israel from the map of the Middle East, but in making this move he is aiming at[…]
Anyone researching the origins and impact of the Balfour Declaration of 2nd November 1917 will come across references to its inclusion in international law through the San Remo Declaration and the British Mandate for Palestine. Perhaps less well-known is the impact the Declaration had on ordinary Jewish men and women living under persecution in Eastern[…]
In a recent interview with the Jerusalem Post, Britain’s ambassador to Israel David Quarrey commented on the continued increase in trade between the two countries (nearly $3.2b. in 2014), which has risen despite a voluntary labelling scheme for produce from Israeli settlements. Mr Quarrey said that today he sees “…more connections between Israel and the UK[…]