This Day in Jewish History / Australian Jurist, anti-Zionist Dies

The first Jewish governor-general of Australia, fierce critic of political Zionism even as the Holocaust was occurring, dies just three months before founding of Israel.

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On February 11, 1948, Sir Isaac Isaacs, the first native-born, as well as first Jewish, governor-general of Australia, died, at the age of 92. Isaacs is remembered for his brilliant legal mind – he served on...