Posts Tagged ‘Eli E. Hertz’


The Balfour Declaration Centenary

editor 10 November 2017

By Eli E. Hertz.. One hundred years ago today, the British Government issued the Balfour Declaration. This month, British Prime Minister Theresa May stated, “we are proud of the role that we played in the creation of the State of Israel.” [Photo top right: Arthur James Balfour].  (more…)


Security First

editor 12 January 2017

By Eli E. Hertz.. In the aftermath of the 1967 Six-Day War, after three Arab armies converged on Israel’s nightmarish borders, even the United Nations was forced to recognize that Israel’s pre-1967 Six-Day War borders invited repeated aggression. Thus, UN Resolution 242 – which formed the conceptual foundation for a peace settlement — declares that all states in the region should be guaranteed “safe and secure borders.” (more…)


The “Mandate for Palestine” is the Best Reply to “Occupation”

editor 14 January 2014

By Eli E. Hertz.. The following document was presented by Eli Hertz at the meeting of the Board of Governors of the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists on December 3, 2009 in Washington D.C.

Dear friend,

Have you ever asked yourself why during the period between 1917 and 1947 hundreds of thousands of Jews throughout the world woke up one morning and decided to leave their homes and go to Palestine? The majority did this because they heard that a future National Home for the Jewish people was being established in Palestine, on the basis of the League of Nations’ obligation under the “Mandate for Palestine.” (more…)


The Mandate For Palestine Still Relevant Nearly A Century Later

editor 12 September 2013

By Eli E. Hertz.. Israelis and friends of the Jewish State alike are accustomed to the never-ending scorn that the United Nations heaps on Israel, the Middle East’s only free democracy; never mind its desire for peace with all of its Arab neighbors. It may seem unfathomable then, that the very same institution was ultimately responsible for its creation. (more…)


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