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Balfour Declaration:
U.S. Congress Endorses Declaration

(September 21, 1922)

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Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled.

That the United States of America favors the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which will prejudice the civil and religious rights of Christian and all other non-Jewish communities in Palestine, and that the holy places and religious buildings and sites in Palestine shall be adequately protected.

Sources: Public Resolution No. 73, 67th Congress, Second Session

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