The relationship between Britain and Israel today is drawn from a long history of Jewish presence and involvement in British society. From badges to Balfour and onward, the contemporary support of Israel emerges as a beacon of light toward a bright future for Jews in England.
The League of Nations in 1922, published the legally binding document, "Mandate for Palestine." The Mandate's roots can be traced to the founding of modern Zionism in August 1897 and the Balfour Declaration of November 1917.
The value of the Exodus story isn’t in its romanticism. It is in the impact it had on Jews around the world in understanding the need for a Jewish state, the fulfillment of the ancient dream that would soon become reality.
Express your connection to Jerusalem by crafting your own piece of artwork to hang as your cornerstone. Inspire your children, students or campers to create their own Jerusalem stone or depiction of our capital city and celebrate their connection in an artistic way.