U.S. Congress Endorses
the Balfour Declaration
(September 21, 1922)
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.
(Public Resolution No. 73, 67th Congress, Second Session).