U.S. Congress Endorses Balfour Declaration

On September 21, 1922, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a joint resolution endorsing the Balfour Declaration passed by the U.K. House of Commons five years prior. Akin to its British counterpart, the statement endorsed a Jewish homeland in Mandatory Palestine while sidestepping the matter of demography and national rights for the Palestinian people. 

For our September Special Focus – Israel and the U.S. Congress, we have made available a series of articles from our Journal of Palestine Studies archive that address the history, context and consequences of pro-Israel lobbying of the U.S. Congress. 

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