Auction 56
Jewish and Israeli History and Culture

Lot Number 17

Response of Reform Rabbis to the Balfour Declaration – Chicago, 1918

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Lot Number 17

Response of Reform Rabbis to the Balfour Declaration – Chicago, 1918

Resolution Adopted by the Central Conference of American Rabbis at Chicago ILL., July 4th, 1918, Anent the Balfour Declaration. [Chicago, 1918]. English.
Printed leaflet containing the response of the Central Conference of American Rabbis to the Balfour Declaration. The association supports granting Jews the opportunity of immigrating to Palestine, but opposes defining Palestine as the national home of the Jewish people: "Jews in America are part of the American Nation […] our survival as a people is dependent upon the assertion and the maintenance of our historic religious role and not upon the acceptance of Palestine as a home-land of the Jewish people. The mission of the Jew is to witness to God all over the world".
[1] leaf (printed on one side), 21.5 cm. Good condition.
Not in NLI.

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