21 December 1804 Birth of Benjamin Disraeli, Jewish Prime Minister #otdimjh


On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

“Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.”

Miss Sands told me that Queen Victoria, who was latterly éprise with Disraeli, one day asked him what was his real religion. “Madam,” he replied, “I am the blank page between the Old Testament and the New.”

“I don’t wish to go down to posterity talking bad grammar.”

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Bernstein claims of Disraeli:

Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, born in London, December 21, 1804, died there April 19, 1881. Of this preeminently distinguished man in the nineteenth century there are many biographies and lasting monuments. We need only record very briefly here that he was one of England’s greatest sons and statesmen, and the greatest ornament of the Jewish people in modern times. An ardent lover of his nation, a genuine…

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