Winston Churchill is one of the towering figures of British and World History. His extraordinary life was often entwined with the destiny of the Jewish People.
This course will tell that story.
The Churchill family was close to some of the Jewish Grandees. After his father’s death he relied heavily on Baron de Hirsh and Sir Earnest Cassel. After he entered Parliament. a chance encounter led to a lifelong relationship with Chaim Weizmann and Zionism.
In the series:
June 14: Beginnings
June 21: Churchill, the Jews and Communism
July 5: Palestine
July 12: The Rise of Nazism
July 19: Collision Course