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The Balfour Declaration: 67 words that changed the world

The Balfour Declaration: 67 words that changed the world

Update: 2020-09-22
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In a bizarre twist of history, the humble chestnut played a big role in the ultimate creation of the State of Israel. To understand why, Noam Weissman examines the curious origins of the Balfour Declaration and asks why the 67-word letter from a British foreign minister continues to get people riled up more than 100 years after it was published. 

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The Balfour Declaration: 67 words that changed the world

The Balfour Declaration: 67 words that changed the world