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100 Years After the Balfour Declaration, a Commemoration … – Wall Street Journal

A controversial banquet in London on Nov. 2 will take place under tight security.

It will mark 100 years since the signing of the Balfour Declaration—a promise by the U.K. government to “view with favor” a Jewish “national home” in Palestine. Two descendants of David Lloyd George, the British prime minister at the time of the signing and a key supporter of the promise, sharply disagree on the declaration’s legacy. Robert Lloyd George, a great-grandchild of the former premier, will attend and represent his family in a spirit…

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