This Day in Jewish History 1969: Jewish First in Canada's Parliament

On this day in 1969, Canadian Jew Herbert Gray made history in the country's parliament. Ultimately serving for four decades, Gray, known for his love of rock music, was also Canada's longest serving MP.

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On this day in 1969, Herbert Gray was appointed minister without portfolio in the Liberal government of Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, becoming the countrys first Jewish cabinet minister. His...