Folke Bernadotte was assassinated by Lehi because he was trying to help the palestinians..then the murderer was given a medel for this "bravery". I'm not surprised if they had plans for Churchill as well. Then again, i doubt haaretz is an independent "left" paper - as 8/10 of my comments is getting censored.
Palestinian girl, 17, arrested in Old City of Jerusalem with knife in her bag (Haaretz)
from the article: 'MI5 believed Jewish underground wanted to assassinate Churchill'