The painting shows The Earl of Balfour addressing the 7,000 people present at the opening of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Mount Scopus on 1st April 1925. Among the dignitaries present were the British High Commissioner Sir Herbert Samuel, Field Marshal Viscount Allenby, Chaim Weizmann, Ahad Ha'am, Chaim Bialik, as well as representatives from many governments, universities and academic institutions worldwide.

Prime Minister Ehud Barak greeting Mr Naim Dangoor who had forcibly stated the strong case of territorial and financial Jewish claims on Iraq.


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