Ed (if elected) would not be the first British PM of Jewish birth - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ehud
    • 02.10.13 | 15:47 (IDT)

    Benjamin D'Israeli was the first British PM of Jewish birth. The fact that he converted at age 12 to the Anglican Church (his father left the local synagogue after a dispute) is certainly not different from the 'conversion' of Ralph to Marxism. How someone fleeing the Nazis to Britain could think of the British as more nationalistic than those he fled from (almost wishing for them to loose the war) is beyond me. Criticizing this ungrateful attitude has nothing to do with British antisemitism. It shows poor judgement, a bad character, and bad temper, traits Ed obviously inherited from Ralph. Too bad he stabbed his brother in the back who would have made a fine PM

    from the article: Jewish Labour head spurns smear on his 'Britain-hating' dad
    First published 18:32 01.10.13 | Last updated 18:32 01.10.13
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