Princess Alice

She is Charlotte. But had they named the princess Alice . . .

A life-saving Jewish connection, if new UK princess named Alice
Baby’s great-great-grandmother, Princess Alice of Battenberg, is buried in Jerusalem, and was recognized as a ‘Righteous Among the Nations’ for hiding Jewish family from the Nazis

Bookmakers Sunday touted Alice and Charlotte as the most likely names for Britain’s newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, who was born Saturday.

The name Alice has particular resonance for the Jewish people: The newborn’s great-great-grandmother, Princess Alice of Battenberg, is buried in Jerusalem, and was recognized by Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial as a “Righteous Among the Nations” and by the British government as a “Hero of the Holocaust.”

More here:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/a-life-saving-jewish-connection-if-new-uk-princess-is-named-alice/

Advertisements

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: