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The Aftermath Of Armistice


But adamant as the British were in backtracking on their promises to the Jewish people, the Balfour Declaration could not be expunged from the world’s consciousness; it had simply engendered too much international support for Jewish statehood. The Balfour Declaration may not have created a Jewish state as so many had fervently hoped, but it did make possible its inevitability.

Larry Domnitch is an educator and author.

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