Posts Tagged ‘Iron Curtain’

British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin at his desk near a telephone

Julius Holmes Conveys Britain’s Fear of Communism in Israel to US Government

December 22, 1948 From the Center for Israel Education US Chargé d’affaires Julius Holmes in a cable to the State Department recounted British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin’s (shown in photo) luncheon meeting of two days earlier, focused on Palestine and its future. Bevin noted that Palestine developments were disappointing. He cited Arab state pessimism with…

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Churchill Fellow William Clark Durant III speaks about Fellow Morton “Mort” Harris at the Churchill Fellows ceremony.

National Recognition

Natalie Stavale Special to the Jewish News WWII veteran and philanthropist Morton Harris honored as a Churchill Fellow. Detroit native Morton E. “Mort” Harris, 97, is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, noted philanthropist and a decorated World War II veteran. He’s also now a Churchill Fellow. Harris recently was inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows…

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