Rabbi Lionel Blue

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Rabbi Lionel Blue

Postby Moshe » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:46 pm

Not a music figure at all, but looking at the list not all our obituaries relate to music figures.

I do not have a lot of time for religious dignitaries, but Lionel Blue was a welcome voice of reason, humour and kindness which enriched our national life.
His Yiddisher humour and modesty made him a much liked figure, to Jew and gentile alike. He broke the rules of religious doctrine by coming out as a homosexual and in his many other proclamations in favour of tolerance, open mindedness & humanity.
Cor Blimey, Guv'nor! 8)

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