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Monday, November 5, 2012

Jerusalem Unveils Bust of Sir Winston Churchill

Former British leader remembered as friend of Jewish people at ceremony in the capital. 

Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post

It may have been more than 64 years since the British Mandate ended, but at Jerusalem’s Mishkenot Shaananim on Sunday, the predominant language was English, and the accents were decidedly British.

The occasion was the unveiling of a bust of multi-talented British statesman Sir Winston Churchill.

Present for the occasion were great grandson Lt. Randolph Churchill and wife Catherine, in Israel for the first time and mightily impressed by what they saw, the fourth generation of the Churchill family to visit since before the establishment of the state.

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