Francisco Franco--the Jewish connection

by Harry S. May

Publisher: University Press of America in Washington, D.C

Written in English
Published: Pages: 188 Downloads: 103
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  • Franco, Francisco, 1892-1975 -- Family.,
  • Franco family.,
  • Jews -- Spain -- Miscellanea.,
  • Heads of state -- Spain -- Biography.

Edition Notes

StatementHarry S. May.
LC ClassificationsDP264.F7 M39 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3094302M
ISBN 100819103632
LC Control Number82197912

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After the war I learned that the Condor Legion was part of ”Operation Fire Magic,” The German military aid to the Spanish Nationalist rebels, which began after a request for assistance dispatched by Spanish General Francisco Franco. The request was received by Adolf Hitler on J , five days after the rebellion began on 17 July, Seymour Rossel, a Reform rabbi who conducts workshops on “Jewish magic and mysticism” and is the author of “Bible Dreams: The Spiritual Quest” (SPI Books, ), sees Judaism as inherently.

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FRANCISCO FRANCO, THE REPUBLICAN: Historical memoir of the Franco Escanero family of Leciñena (Spain) in by Elena Rubio Viu, Fundacion ECUUP, et al. | Nov 8, Paperback. Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead. Has been so for over 35 years. A pity, really. No, not because Spain has been dictator-free since his passing.

But because we'll never be able to figure out if the Jewish rumors were true. Franco's relationship with Jews during World War II. On his return he settled at Jerusalem, and toward the end of his life at Hebron, where he officiated for seven months as chief rabbi.

He was the author of three works, two of which are still in manuscript. The third is a book of responsa entitled "Sha'are Raḥamim," Jerusalem, Samuel Franco: Turkish cabalist, and chief rabbi of Salonica.

The Spanish dictator, General Francisco Franco, whose apologists usually claim that he protected Jews, ordered his officials to draw up a list of some 6, Jews living in.

It was, in fact, Nicolas Franco, the dictator's brother and Spain's ambassador to Portugal, who showed more humanitarian concern for the fate of Jews, working with Jewish representatives in. I don’t know if he saved the most Jews, but he certainly saved many thousands of them.

However, his motives are arguable. One must understand Francisco Franco the man, his character and personality. He was one of the most inscrutable of major poli. I have been doing a lot of reading on Francisco Franco the former Dictator of Spain. I have also been discussing Franco with Spanish people who lived under him during his Dictatorship.

I have come to the conclusion that he was a great man who did wonders for Spain. Early life. James Edward Franco was born in Palo Alto, California on Ap His mother, Betsy Lou (née Verne), is a children's book author and occasional actress, and his father, Douglas Eugene Franco, ran a Silicon Valley father was of Portuguese (from Madeira) and Swedish ancestry, while his mother is Jewish, from a family of Russian-Jewish descent.

General Francisco Franco led Nationalist forces to victory against the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War (–39), heralding a year dictatorship with Franco at the helm. Today, the ghosts of Francoism live on: many families are still fighting for the right to search for the remains of their loved ones, killed by Francoist forces during the Civil War, and give them a proper burial.

However Payne explains; "Persistent rumours about Franco's alleged Jewish ancestry have no clear foundation, and Harry S. May, Francisco Franco: The Jewish Connection is somewhat fanciful".

[14] Furthermore, "a significant portion of the Spanish and Portuguese populations have some remote Jewish ancestry; if this were true of Franco he would.

BERLIN - Francisco Franco, the former fascist dictator of Spain, gave the Nazis a list of every Jew in his country in order to facilitate efforts to locate, deport and destroy them, according to a document found recently in a Spanish archive and reported on Sunday by the Spanish daily El Pais.

Franco and HitlerSpain, Germany, and World War IIby Stanley G. PayneYale, pp., $30 BesaMuslims Who Saved Jews in World War IIby Norman H.

GershmanSyracuse, pp., $ This year marks the 70th anniversary of Francisco Franco's victory in the. Jewish Historical Studies, vol Spain and the Jews in the Second World War MICHAEL ALPERT How many Jewish refugees from the Nazis did Spain admit.

Was Spain's conduct generous because Francisco Franco, the all-powerful general who in had recently won a thirty-month civil war, had Jewish ancestry. Francisco Franco Long Last Dictator I would recommend this book to anyone wanting a quick preview of Spain's Francisco Franco.

The information contained within this book was a little vague and short on some topics. The writer could have delved a little further into his governing and handling of the Spanish government and it's population.4/5(15).

I read this book for the first time during my BA studies. Despite being a tad long-winded in certain parts, it is an excellent introduction to the Jews of France over the past years. The book contains many bibliographical notes, enabling the reader to delve deeper into chosen topics/5(1).

Francisco Franco was a Spanish general who took control of Spain after the Spanish Civil War (–) and established a military dictatorship. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements & timeline.

Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde Salgado Pardo, abbreviated Francisco Franco Bahamonde and sometimes known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco, was head of state of Spain from until his death in James Franco was born and raised in Palo Alto, California.

Franco’s upbringing was largely non-religious. It has been described as “academic, liberal and largely secular.” 1 But Judaism runs deep in Franco, though only on his mother’s side.

His grandmother was, at one time, a member of the National Council of Jewish Women, 2 an oft-described feminist organization dedicated to social.

History. The fighting was between the Republicans, who were loyal to the Spanish Republic, and the Nationalists, a rebel group led by General Francisco Nationalists prevailed and Franco would rule Spain for the next 36 years.

The coup was supported by military units in Morocco, Pamplona, Burgos, Valladolid, Cádiz, Cordova, and Seville. The notion that Asians and Jews are two shoots from the same cultural rootstock is an old but evergreen meme. You see it in fringe theories about the Lost Tribes of Israel-.

Read the book. Hitler Stopped by Franco, 16 Reviews, Stars ===== "Finally. The truth about my father." The Duchess of Franco, Madrid, Spain "The Most important book ever written on this key phase of World War II." Bradford Long, WBCZ, Illinois.

The Jewish groups’ hopes for statehood were opposed by most Arab leaders. Sutton persuasively argues, however, that Penrose undervalued what the Jewish.

OTHER BOOKS RECEIVED Map Exercises for Early U.S. Histor-y. By PAUL F. GRIFFIN, Ross R. COTRONEO and JAY B. VANDERFORD. Portland, J. Weston Walch. of ‘split personality.’ There can be no doubt about the anti-Jewish philosophy of Franco, the Falange, 2. and the Church” (Robinson 8). Yet many today would argue that antisemitism did not exist under Franco, and would carry that further to claim it does not exist in Spain today.

In his book. Franco, Spain, the Jews, and the Holocaust, Chaim. "Franco was not like Hitler, he did not want to annihilate the entire Jewish race but he was very anti-Semitic.

He adopted a softer approach towards Jews when it started to look like the Axis powers could lose," said Preston. The Spanish government published a brochure in which said Franco offered to let Jews move to Spain, said Preston.

Francisco Franco Bahamonde (/ ˈ f r æ ŋ k oʊ /, Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko ˈfɾaŋko]; 4 December – 20 November ) was a Spanish general who led the Nationalist forces in overthrowing the Second Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War and thereafter ruled over Spain from to as a dictator, assuming the title period in Spanish history, from the.

But on April 1,General Francisco Franco, the leader of the military revolt, declared victory, and that same day the U.S. recognized Franco’s government. Skip to comments. Things you should know about Franco.

Book Review. ^ | 7/7/02 | Unknown Posted on 07/07/ PM PDT by scouse. We have been taught that General Franco was a friend of Adolf Hitler and consequently an anti-Semite.An excerpt from a book discussing Francisco Franco, the fascist leader of Spain from until his death in A map describing Italy’s plan to rebuild the Roman empire, taken from the newspaper The San Francisco Examiner.

A Spanish poster showing opposition to fascism under Franco’s regime.Francisco Franco died at the age of 82 in Novemberheralding the end of the dictatorship that bore his name. Forty-four years after his body was interred in the mausoleum, it emerged in a.