Events Calendar

28 October

Balfour Commemorated

Location: Loughton

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Shul Service and readings

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29 October

Balfour 100 Day

Location: North london

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

Activities for young children and families including a souk with a range of different stalls.

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29 October

A Balfour Centenary Ceremony

Location: West End

Time: dfox@theus.org.uk for more details

A Ceremony celebrating 100 years of the Balfour Declaration with VIP speakers and choral pieces.
RSVP is essential

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30 October

The Balfour Declaration

Location: jw3

Time: info@jw3.org.uk for more details

JW3, and the Jewish Chronicle in partnership with Balfour 100 bring you a distinguished panel look at how the Balfour Declaration has shaped the Middle East and global politics over the past century.
Panel includes:
Tim Marshall
Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman
Baroness Neville-Jones
Stephen Pollard, chair

Please note that this is a partner event organised by JW3 and Jewish Chronicle and as such your data will be held by both organisations

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30 October

Jewish Care Connect

Location: London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

Two Balfour Centenary events each with speakers at Connect centres.

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30 October

Identity – Being British and Jewish 100 years after Balfour

Location: NORTHWOOD

Time: admin@npls.org.uk for more details

Join Arzenu UK, formerly Pro-Zion, and the Alliance of Progressive Judaism's Israel Desk for a celebration of the centenary of the Balfour declaration. We are privileged to have two great speakers in conversation with each other: Matthew Gould and Lord Finkelstein. Matthew and Daniel will discuss what does it mean to be British and Jewish 100 years after the Balfour declaration.

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31 October

Balfour 100 Day

Location: North London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

Marking Balfour 100 with a high profile speaker and dinner.

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31 October

A night of celebration in Manchester

Location: Manchester

Time: manchesterBalfour100@gmail.com for more details

A night to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration and recognise Manchester's unique role in its signing.

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31 October

Balfour for millennials, generation Z (and their grandparents)

Location: Golders Green

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

TIME: 8.00pm prompt
FEE: £7.50 (Light refreshments)
To book your tickets, please go to United Synagogue Member Portal

SPEAKER: : Elliot Jager, diaspora affairs editor at The Jerusalem Report, former editorial page editor at The Jerusalem Post , editorial director of www.balfour100.com, and author of the just-released The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict explains what people born after the invention of colour television should know about the Arab-Israel conflict.
Elliot’s book will be available for purchase at £13

The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict by Elliot Jager is also available online, at select brick & mortar bookshops or from the publisher’s website: https://www.gefenpublishing.com/product.asp?productid=2298

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1 November

Balfour Centenary Lecture

Location: London

Time: info@balfour100lecture.com for more details

On 1st November, renowned historian, Simon Schama will deliver a guest lecture marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration.

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1 November

From Balfour to the Mukataa

Location: North London

Time: office@nnls-masorti.org.uk for more details

Elliot Jager, diaspora affairs editor at The Jerusalem Report, former editorial page editor at The Jerusalem Post and author of the just-released The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict, examines today’s Arab opposition to the idea of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine.”

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1 November

World: A Letter From London + Live stream of the Balfour Centenary Lecture by Simon Schama

Location: JW3

Time: info@jw3.org.uk for more details

To mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration we are delighted to present the world premiere of a new film about the world-changing letter, and a live stream of Simon Schama's lecture on the details and background that led to the signing of the iconic Balfour Declaration.

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1 November

From Balfour to Mukataa

Location: North London

Time: execdirector@nnls-masorti.org.uk for more details

TIME: 8 PM
TOPIC: From Balfour to the Mukataa

SPEAKER: Elliot Jager, diaspora affairs editor at The Jerusalem Report, former editorial page editor at The Jerusalem Post , editorial director of www.balfour100.com, and author of the just-released The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict places today’s Arab opposition to the idea of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine” in context.
£13 for book

The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict by Elliot Jager is also available online, at select brick & mortar bookshops or from the publisher’s website: https://www.gefenpublishing.com/product.asp?productid=2298

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2 November

Isle of Man Friends of Israel

Location: Isle of Man

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

The Jewish community in the Isle of Man is organisation a talk on the Balfour Declaration followed by a reception.

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2 November

Face to face with the Balfour Declaration

Location: West London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

Face to face with the Balfour Declaration: a panel discussion.

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2 November

B’nai B’rith- First Lodge of England

Location: London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

A Balfour Declaration commemorative event including an introduction, lighting of menorah, letter to Lord Rothschild and brief background, 20 minute film, panel of speakers including the Chairs of Conservative and Labour Friends of Israel, plus others.

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2 November

Balfour shabbat service

Location: London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

A Balfour shabbat service, speaker, together with a bumper kiddush in honour of Balfour 100.

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2 November

Balfour 100: What What responsibilities do British Jews have towards Palestinian human rights?

Location: North London

Time: graham@uknif.org for more details

An evening with Israeli NGO Yesh Din, which is the primary Israeli NGO providing legal advocacy for
protecting Palestinians' human rights in the West Bank.

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2 November

The Promise- A Rehearsed Play Reading

Location: JW3

Time: info@jw3.org.uk for more details

November 2, 1917. The Balfour Declaration is signed, signalling the British government’s support for a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine. Politics, religion and love collide with explosive effect in Ben Brown’s acclaimed play about the origins of Israel. Directed by Richard Beecham. This event will be followed by a panel discussion with the writer and other speakers.

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3 November

Balfour Shabbat Friday Night

Location: London

Time: gayle@hgss.org.uk for more details

A D'var Torah given by Simon Johnson, CEO of the Jewish Leadership Council, following the Friday night service on the key role played by Chief Rabbi Hertz in the finalising of the Balfour Declaration and the lessons from the Torah which he shared with the Government.

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4 November

Balfour Shabbat, Hashkamah Kiddush

Location: London

Time: gayle@hgss.org.uk for more details

After the early morning service, Simon Johnson, CEO of the Jewish Leadership Council, will speak on how religious Zionists reacted to the Balfour Declaration. A fascinating 10 minute talk over a very enjoyable kiddush.

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4 November

Balfour Shabbat- Coffee and Conversation

Location: London

Time: gayle@hgss.org.uk for more details

Join Simon Johnson, CEO of the Jewish Leadership Council, who will tell the "Full Story of the Balfour Declaration" in a relaxed format over coffee during the Shabbat morning service. Part of the popular Coffee and Conversation series.

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4 November

Balfour celebration with a dinner

Location: Catford

Time: chairman@catfordsynagogue.org.uk for more details

Celebrate the Balfour 100 celebration with a Dinner on Saturday 4th November. Professor Michael Berkowitz (Professor of Modern Jewish History) of UCL will be our key note speaker.

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4 November

Balfour Shabbat

Location: Manchester

Time: office@menorah.org.uk for more details

See downloaded brochure

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4 November

The british & the Jews: From the Balfour Declaration to Not Bombing Auschwitz

Location: North London

Time: office@nnls-masorti.org.uk for more details

Professor Michael Cohen and Professor Colin Shindler in conversation. Please see www.nnls-masorti.org.uk for details.

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4 November

Talk on Balfour 100

Location: Norwich

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

A Shabbat talk and lunch

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4 November

Balfour 100 Lunch

Location: Wembley

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

A Balfour themed lunch for the community together with a guest speaker.

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4 November

Balfour 100 lectures

Location: Hertfordshire

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

Balfour 100 lectures. The speaker is Rebbetzin Ilana Epstein, who is part of the US Living and Learning department. She will run two sessions around different aspects of the Balfour Declaration.

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4 November

Reform Judaism’s Embrace of Balfour

Location: London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

TIME: 9:15 (an hour before services)
TOPIC: Reform Judaism’s Embrace of Balfour

SPEAKER: Elliot Jager, diaspora affairs editor at The Jerusalem Report, former editorial page editor at The Jerusalem Post , editorial director of www.balfour100.com, and author of the just-released The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict looks at the Reform movement’s attitude toward the idea of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine.” Synagogue will process £13 book purchase after Shabbat.

The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict by Elliot Jager is also available online, at select brick & mortar bookshops or from the publisher’s website: https://www.gefenpublishing.com/product.asp?productid=2298

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4 November

What it certainly was, and what it definitely was not

Location: Hendon

Time: balfour100commmittee@gmail.com for more details

What it certainly was, and what it definitely was not. With Charles Landau.

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5 November

Celebrating Balfour 100 in Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Time: westmidlandsfriendsofisrael@gmail.com for more details

An opportunity to hear Dr Charles Landau speak about the Balfour Declaration

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5 November

How Hamas and Fatah Diverge on Balfour

Location: London

Time: freda@hgss.org.uk for more details

TIME: 10:15
TOPIC: How Hamas and Fatah Diverge on Balfour
SPEAKER: Elliot Jager, diaspora affairs editor at The Jerusalem Report, former editorial page editor at The Jerusalem Post , editorial director of www.balfour100.com, and author of the just-released The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict, examines how the Islamic Resistance Movement/Palestinian Muslim Brotherhood differs from the Palestinian National Liberation Movement or Fatah regarding the idea of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine.” Elliot’s book will be available for purchase £13.

The Balfour Declaration: 67 Words, 100 Years of Conflict by Elliot Jager is also available online, at select brick & mortar bookshops or from the publisher’s website: https://www.gefenpublishing.com/product.asp?productid=2298

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5 November

What it certainly was, and what it definitely was not

Location: Birmingham

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

What is certainly was, and what it definitely was not. With Charles Landau.

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7 November

Royal Albert Hall Balfour Celebration

Location: RoyaL Albert Hall

Time: info@balfour100.org for more details

This amazing evening will be a mix of music, song and drama as we discover and follow the partnerships and personalities that were key to the issuing of the Balfour Declaration.

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9 November

A Commemoration of the Balfour Centenary in Northern Ireland

Location: Northern Ireland

Time: nifriendsofisrael@ymail.com for more details

A commemoration of the Balfour Centenary with music, presentations and a celebration of a century's connection between Northern Ireland and Israel

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14 November

Does the Balfour Declaration still matter?

Location: Elstree and borehamwood

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

A lecture and discussion titled "Does the Balfour Declaration still matter?' What is the future of the Israeli-British government relations? Baroness Deech will provide an insight into the relationship between the two governments and asks what role to British Jews have, if any, in the relationship.

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14 November

Beyond the Balfour Declaration

Location: London

Time: tamiro@standwithus.com for more details

Lord Leslie Turnberg, who recently opened the debate on the Balfour Declaration in the House of Lords, will navigate the complex history of the Middle East since the Balfour Declaration, will detail what a future agreement might look like and what steps are needed to begin the process.

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15 November

The Balfour Declaration and the State of Israel

Location: Hull

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

The Balfour Declaration and the State of Israel.
The Hull Representative Council will host a guest speaker followed by light refreshments.

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16 November

100 Years Since Balfour: Challenges then and now

Location: HAMPSTEAD, NW3

Time: info@yachad.org.uk for more details

A panel discussion, exploring both the historical context of the Balfour Declaration, the challenges it presented at the time and the challenges it presents today, as well as the role of the UK in the region 100 years on.

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16 November

From Balfour to Independence: A tale of two Declarations

Location: Hull

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

From Balfour to independence a tale of two declarations.

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26 November

Balfour speaker and reception

Location: South London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

A speaker will deliver a talk on the Balfour Declaration, which will be followed by a catered reception for the community.

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27 November

Balfour at 100: Britain Israel and Palestine

Location: Cambridge

Time: tamiro@standwithus.com for more details

Understanding the Balfour declaration: This event will include a panel of members who support and oppose the Balfour declaration to try and gain a better perspective about this historic event.

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12 December

Chanukah Balfour

Location: London

Time: balfour100committee@gmail.com for more details

A Chanukah Balfour event

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13 December

Jews and Gentlemen

Location: Jw3

Time: info@jw3.org.uk for more details

Jews and Gentlemen with Trudy Gold
Wednesdays 18 October – 13 December, 10.30am-12.30pm,
£20 per session | £120 for the course
On the 100 year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration this course will examine Anglo Jewry from 1066 to 1656.

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