Jewish MP assaulted by anti-Israel MP in UK

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The 1856 Caning of  Senator Charles Sumner (Mass) by South Carolina Represenative Preston Brooks after Sumner gave an anti—slavery speech in Congress has an echo in the current British Parliament. 

A Jewish member of Britain's House of Lords was assaulted by another meber of Parliament who had just made anti—Israel comments, reports the JTA. Lord Janner, a leading member of Britain's Jewish community and campaigner for Holocaust victims, was hit by Lord Bramall after a verbal skirmish. . See also this account.

Ed Lasky    8 30 06

The 1856 Caning of  Senator Charles Sumner (Mass) by South Carolina Represenative Preston Brooks after Sumner gave an anti—slavery speech in Congress has an echo in the current British Parliament. 

A Jewish member of Britain's House of Lords was assaulted by another meber of Parliament who had just made anti—Israel comments, reports the JTA. Lord Janner, a leading member of Britain's Jewish community and campaigner for Holocaust victims, was hit by Lord Bramall after a verbal skirmish. . See also this account.

Ed Lasky    8 30 06