How ‘Jim The Sabra’ Fixed It For Israel - Page 2
But other, undocumented rumors abound. It is said Savile also believed he played a small but significant role in the 1979 Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty through his connection with Gladys Cotterill, the Sheffield-born mother of Madame Jehan Sadat, widow of the late President Anwar Sadat.
But his undisputed connection with the Jewish community began in the 1950s and 1960s when he lived in Great Clowes Street, Salford with his business associate, Ray Teret and hosted sessions at popular dance venues and coffee-dance clubs like the Plaza Mecca and the Three Coins in Fountain Street, Manchester where The Beatles appeared just as they were on cusp of fame and which was known affectionately as “The Three Cohens” because of its large Jewish clientele! Savile was also there when The Three Coins shut and re-opened as “Beat City” in August 1964.