Perfidy has 86 ratings and 12 reviews. Ze’ev said: This is Israel No one can say he truly understands how the State of Israel came to be if they hav. Once in a very great while you read a book that forever changes your perspective . For me that book was Ben Hecht’s Perfidy, which I devoured. Ben HECHT. PERFIDY with supplements. Julian Messner, Inc. New York  Of course, Ben Hecht is himself a Zionist, an ultra-Zionist, one can say.
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When faced with the possibility of being convicted under Israel’s anti-collaboration law the one Eichmann was convicted underhe was convenient “assassinated.
The trial exposed a prior Israeli hero of WW2 and political elite Rudolf Bennwho saved Hungarian Jews mostly friends and relatives from the German gas chambers, to show that he, along with British and Israeli’s purposely hiding the facts of the holocaust, aided the Germans in slaughtering hundreds of percidy of Hungarian Jews. Perfidy sold well enough to go into a second edition, though by the time I procured a copy it had gone out of print and was rumored to have been blacklisted.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But why, I challenged, didn’t Kastner warn the Jews of Hungary of the fate that awaited them?
The unfolding courtroom drama becomes intense as Kastner loses the case. These are universal truths that do not just apply to Nazis and Jews. Interlanguage link template link number.
Jan 11, Ze’ev Shemer rated it it was amazing. One of the most powerful tools of today’s deceivers is their ability to rewrite history and then accuse those speak the truth of being either extremists or insane.
Find me a Jew jecht a theory of antisemitism. As to his literary activities in Haim’s own words: As one of the earliest books on the Holocaust, this book is interesting for its contemporary mentality, as the postwar Jewish nation was healing and recovering.
The rule of law and the coming election. Michal Leah rated it it was ok Dec 21, Similar to his allegations against Kastner, Brn believes that Ben Gurion and his cronies withheld information from the Jews of pre-state Israel so that they would not bother the British with protests and lobbies on behalf of their European brethren.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. From the vantage point of the mids when I first read Perfidythe villains were of a type – quisling Jewish establishment leaders, the same kind of people who were telling JDL activists not to hhecht black and Puerto Rican hoodlums in the urban badlands of New York City; not to harass Soviet diplomats in an effort to pressure the Kremlin into freeing Soviet Jewry, and not to demand that money raised by the Jewish federations be earmarked for Jewish causes.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Playwright and historian of public conscience, In the Kastner affair, as it is known, a seemingly insignificant refugee from Hungary accuses an important member of David Ben Gurion s Mapai party of collaborating with the Nazis during the murder of Hungarian Jewry.
He misses hechf important points, first that in the pre-state days they had very little power, no army, and not much money. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. No-one, but no one, hedht express opinions and judge the people involved in these dreadful events who was not there.
Certainly several serious works have contested Hecht’s interpretation of events, according to the Jerusalem Post article. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in been browser. The victims change but the modus operandi never does. There are no discussion topics on this book perfivy. View all 4 comments.
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A good book for anyone who is interested in seeking out real history and not just the mainstream lies. Please try again later.
Very hard to put down. Hecht tells how after the Nazi invasion of Hungary in MarchKastner brazenly collaborated with Dieter Wisliceny, a top aide to Gestapo Jewish Section chief Adolf Eichmann, to save the lives of cronies and family. Preview — Perfidy by Ben Hecht. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. And it is questionable that he was “living it up” at the European restaurants and hotels.
Ben Hecht openly presents his contempt for many of the players in this drama, and his admiration for others.
Hecht does not always distinguish between the two.