Prince Philip came under attack in the 1960s for speaking to pro-Israel groups, and, famously impervious to criticism, ignored the attacks

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Prince Philip, who opposed Nazis and was first British royal to visit Israel, dies at 99
by Cnaan Lipshiz and Ron Kampeas
April 9, 2021

Prince Philip, perhaps the closest member of the British royal family to Jews and Jewish causes, has died at 99….Also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, Philip’s support for Jewish and pro-Israel causes ran deep. His mother, Princess Alice of Greece, sheltered a Jewish family during the Holocaust and is recognized as one of fewer than 30,000 “righteous among the nations” by Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust museum. Philip’s four sisters each married German nobles, at least three of whom became Nazis. But Philip, educated in Britain, joined the allied war effort. As an adult, he showed little patience for Nazi collaborators…READ MORE

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