AUCTION 16 | Tuesday, June 25th, 2002 at 1:00
Important Hebrew Printed Books and Manuscripts From the Library of the London Beth Din

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Lot 229


Merkaz Ha’tzionim Be’angliya-English Zionist Federation. Programme of A Jewish Demonstration to thank His Majesty’s Government for their Declaration in Favour of the Establishment in Palestine of a National Home for the Jewish People. Held on Sunday, the 2nd December, 5678-1917 at the London Opera Hosue. The Right hon. Lord Rothschild, F.R.S., in the Chair pp. (4). Central fold. Unbound. Lg. 8vo

London: n.p. 5678-1917

Est: $300 - $500
Programme of Thanksgiving for the British Government’s declaration of sympathy with Zionist aspirations communicated to Lord Rothschild by the Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour in a letter dated November 2nd 1917 which became known as the ”Balfour Declaration.” Speakers at the programme included The Rt. Hon. Herbert L. Samuel, Nachum Sokolow and Dr. Chaim weizmann. Of interest, the programme inscluded Mr. H. N. Mostditchian, a member of the Armenian national Delegation and Shakh Ismail Abdu-al-Akki and M. Wadia’ Kesrawani, two Arab representatives