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The Balfour Declaration: The Promise to the Holy Land

Jane Corbin embarks on a journey through Israel - tracing what happened after the Balfour Declaration and how it still reverberates today.

November 2017 marks the centenary of the Balfour Declaration by the British Foreign Secretary which gave backing to Zionist aspirations and led to the establishment of the State of Israel. It will be marked by the majority in Israel with celebration and national pride in its achievements. But the Palestinians and many Arabs will greet the centenary with protest and bitter accusations - they still hold Britain responsible for a century of injustice, and conflict in the Holy Land. Jane Corbin embarks on a journey through Israel - tracing what happened after the Balfour Declaration and how it still reverberates today.

50 minutes

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Role Contributor
Reporter Jane Corbin
Executive Producer Sarah Waldron
Producer Katherine Churcher
Director Katherine Churcher

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