FAISAL–WEIZMANN AGREEMENTS Signed in London, 3 January , between Amir Faisal I ibn Hussein (“representing and acting on behalf of the Arab. Signed on January 3rd, , the Faisal-Weizmann Agreement was an agreement between Jews and Arabs who both wished to set up their. The Faisal–Weizmann Agreement was signed on 3 January , by Emir Faisal (son of the King of Hejaz), who was for a short time King of the Arab Kingdom.

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Andelman Wiley 1 2 3 4 5 Khouri, Fred John We are happy indeed that you consider these proposals ‘moderate and proper,’ and that we have in you a staunch supporter for their realisation.

Faisal-Weizmann Agreement Is Signed

Que les juifs malheureux viennent s’y refugieret se comportent en bons citoyens de ce pays, notre humanite s’en rejouit mais quells soient places sous un gouverment musulman ou chretien mandate par La Societe des nations. He tried to obtain specific directions from King Husain, but all he could elicit from his autocratic and single-minded father was an fisal to accept nothing less than the fulfilment of the pledges made by Weixmann Britain with regard to Arab independence.

Although Yasser Arafat denied connection with the ship, his close aide and Chief PA Financial Officer Fuad Shubaki was discovered to be the mastermind and organizer of the ship. Agerement, as we commemorate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration and agreements which followed, Jewish historical right to the land of Israel is Sacrosanct. Weizmann had assured Faisal that “the Jews did not propose to set up a government of their own but wished to work under British protection, to colonize and develop Palestine without encroaching on any legitimate interests”.

Building a Jewish Army. These aims are now before the Peace Conference as definite proposals by the Zionist Organisation.


Lord Grey had been the foreign secretary during the McMahon-Hussein negotiations. The Arabic Name of the Jewish State. Footage of General Allenby Entering Jerusalem.

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Share on Facebook Twitter Google Plus. The latter memorandum described boundaries of any new states as “matters for arrangement between us, after the wishes of their respective inhabitants have been ascertained” in a reference to US President Woodrow Wilson ‘s policy of self determination. Retrieved 1 August This postscript relates to a reservation by King Feisal that he would carry out all the promises in this treaty if and when he would obtain his demands, namely, independence for the Arab countries.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If the Arabs are established as I have asked in my manifesto of 4 January, addressed to the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, I will carry out what is written in this agreement. The wishes of the Palestinian Arabs were to be ignored, and, indeed, both men seem to have held the Palestinian Arabs in considerable disdain.

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Evolution of Jewish Defense in Palestine. Final borders Israeli settlements Jewish state. Given under our hand at London, England, the third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.

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Pre-State Israel: The Weizmann-Faisal Agreement

Diplomacy and peace proposals in the Arab—Israeli conflict. However, in a handwritten note, the agreement was made contingent by Feisal upon fulfillment by the British of their promises to Feisal. Faisal conditioned his acceptance on the fulfillment of British wartime promises to the Arabs, who had hoped for independence in a vast part of the Ottoman Empire. Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations.

Herbert Samuel, Zionism and the Palestinians, — Subsequently, a spokesman for Feisal gaisal that “His majesty does not remember having written anything of that kind with his knowledge. The end of World War One gave opportunity for peacemaking. The Arab countries are all independent, and therefore the condition on which depended the fulfillment of this treaty, has come into agrefment. The decision of the peace conference itself refused independence for the vast Arab-inhabited lands that Faisal desired, mainly because the British and French had struck their own secret Sykes—Picot Agreement of dividing the Middle East between their own spheres of influence.


In taking such measures the Arab peasant and tenant farmers shall be protected in their rights and shall be assisted in weizkann their economic development.

Imi passed away on January 9, at the age of Yoav Gelber described the document as “of propaganda value only”, since it quickly became clear that Faisal’s conditions would not be met. The agreement, however, never came to fruition. About us Contact us. Therefore, this treaty, to all intents and purposes, should today be a valid document”.

In preparation for the meeting British diplomat Mark Sykesexpressing “entrenched pre-conceptions about the Jews” common in his time among the English elite, [4] [5] had written to Faisal about the Jewish people: As leader of an impromptu “Zionist Commission”, Weizmann traveled to southern Transjordan for the meeting.

Together with a letter written by T. Article VII The Zionist Organization proposes to send to Palestine a Commission of experts to make a survey of the economic possibilities of the country, and to report upon the best means for its development. Key documents of Mandatory Palestine.