Skip to comments.Churchill: The Greatest Jewish Ally?
Posted on 01/13/2011 2:13:18 PM PST by AustralianConservative
Conservatives can walk and chew gum at the same time. In entertainment news, Martin Knelman:
Millions of people credit Winston Churchill, Britains inspiring wartime prime minister during its darkest hours, with saving the world from Hitler.
But was Churchill also as weve rarely heard the greatest ally the Jewish people have ever had? The answer is a passionate yes, according to Barry Avrich, whose compelling documentary An Unlikely Obsession: Churchill and the Jews will have its premiere at 10 p.m. Monday on the Vision channel.
The Left dont how to deal with him (still). Anti-Semitic comrade Stalin, by way of contrast, was adored by Leftists, especially Hollywood. But their task is becoming harder:
The starry commentators tell the story of how at a time of casual anti-Semitism at the highest social and political levels of post-Victorian British society, Churchill took inspiration from Old Testament tales, aspiring to become a latter-day Moses.
Denouncing pogroms in Russia even while British voters wondered what events so far away had to do with them, Churchill hobnobbed with influential Jewish leaders and articulated the view that the foundations of modern civilization and ethics came out of Jewish history for which he felt the rest of the world should show its gratitude.
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Churchill’s Mother, (Last name, Jerome)was either Jewish or half Jewish.
Moshe Kohn, in an article in The Jerusalem Post on 15 January 1993, alleged that the Jerome family name was originally Jacobson, and that Jennie's ethnic ancestry was, in fact, Jewish, at least on her father's side. However, there is no truth to this claim; the name of the family has always been Jerome since the family (in the person of a Huguenot immigrant named Timothy Jerome) first set foot in America about 1717.
Again, not disputing but your point may be based on the aforementioned JP article.
What I do recall is that Winston had definite opinions about Islam, none of which were positive.
One of the reasons that Churchill was one of the few in Britain who dared speak out against Hitler in the mid 1930s. He knew the evil that man was capable of carrying out against the Jews, when nobody else did.
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