This Day in Jewish History, 1936 London Police, Jews Do Battle on Cable Street

With their numbers beefed up by communists and Irishmen, the Jews of London gathered to protest Sir Oswald Mosley's virulent fascism, but the police were having none of it.

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October 4, 1936, was the date of the infamous “Battle of Cable Street,” in which London police battled with counter-demonstrators from the largely Jewish East End who had decided to physically prevent a march...