Former Cabinet minister Lord Young: Margaret Thatcher was always at ease with our community
Thatcherism didn't convert all the U.K.'s Jews, but Margaret's affinity for the Jewish community and the spirit of self-reliance struck a chord, and contributed towards a new self-confidence for Jews in public life in Britain.
Margaret Thatcher was always at ease with our community, the Jewish community. She told me once that she was proud of the way, in the late thirties, her family gave a home to a 17 year-old Austrian Jewish girl and that it opened her eyes at an early age to injustice and prejudice....
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