The Balfour Declaration, here announced in the Times of London, offered British support for a Jewish state in what was then the British Mandate for Palestine.
Photograph courtesy the Times of London
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edge of land along the sea or other large body of water.
a disagreement or fight, usually over ideas or procedures.
to form or officially organize.
system or order of a nation, state, or other political unit.
to explain or understand the meaning of something.
having to do with the religion or culture of people tracing their ancestry to the ancient Middle East and the spiritual leaders Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
political unit made of people who share a common territory.
person who flees their home, usually due to natural disaster or political upheaval.
any area on Earth with one or more common characteristics. Regions are the basic units of geography.
to move and build a life in a new place.
to present for approval or consideration.
uncomfortable relationship between two people or groups.