Chaim Weizmann meets Arthur Balfour who is now a member of the War Council
In June 1917, Balfour asks Weizmann to submit a draft of a British government declaration on Palestine that would be satisfactory to the Zionists.
Balfour arrives in Damascus to protests outside his hotel
Balfour tours Palestine for three days
Hebrew University of Jerusalem officially opened by Lord Balfour
1919 – Balfour, not a member of the British delegation to the Paris Peace Conference but a consultant, writes memo on sidelines of the Conference: “Rooted in age-old traditions… Zionism… has… far profounder import than the desires and prejudices of the 700,000 Arabs who now inhabit that ancient land”
Lord Curzon succeeds Lord Balfour as Foreign Secretary
Balfour memo: “I do not think Zionism will hurt the Arabs, but they will never say they want it”
Balfour writes to US Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis: “We are consciously seeking to reconstitute a new community and definitely building for a numerical majority in the future”
Zionists celebrate first anniversary of Balfour Declaration
Balfour Declaration issued: Britain promises a national home for the Jews in Palestine
Balfour tells his colleagues that he is in favour of ‘a Jewish national focus in Palestine’
Balfour reads out the Cambon letter to Sokolov to the cabinet
Brandeis meets Balfour twice during his visit to the US
Sykes meet Zionist leaders
Balfour arrives in the US following its entry into the war.
Balfour meets President Wilson and informs about L-G’s Zionist sympathies.
In a meeting with Chaim Weizmann and Lord Rothschild, Balfour promises a formal declaration of support for the Zionist venture.
Balfour sends his own version of the Declaration based on previous Zionist drafts, to Lord Rothschild
Balfour raises Zionist hopes in DC
Balfour in Washington
March 22, 1917 – Weizmann has serious practical talk with now Foreign Minister Arthur James Balfour on Zionism and a possible French or American role in Palestine
March 1, 1916 Weizmann sees Balfour
Weizmann meets Balfour
January 9, 1906 – Weizmann holds conversation with Balfour on Zionism.