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Feb 20, 2018, 10:04 AM
Silencing Auschwitz survivors: the ongoing Kasztner scandal
From May to July 1944, the Nazis and their local accomplices in Hungary deported hundreds of thousands of Jews to a horrible death in Auschwitz. Not long before, the head of the Rescue Committee in Budapest, Rezső Kasztner (AKA Rudolf Kastner, Israel Kastner), had made...
Jan 8, 2017, 9:46 PM
Misleading criticisms of Kasztner’s Crime: a reply to Paul Sanders
In March 1944, the Nazis occupied Hungary, installed a collaborationist government, and launched a campaign of terror against the country’s 762,000 Jews. Adolf Eichmann was sent with a team of 150-200 SS personnel to implement the ghetto concentration, deportation, and extermination of the victims. Eichmann...
Dec 23, 2016, 4:48 PM
Our Journey to the Jewish State
Before joining the IAF (International Ambassadors Forum) mission to Israel, Zionism to me had always signified a beautiful dream – the dream of a people exiled, persecuted and massacred by the nations of the world returning to its homeland to build a future in safety...
Paul Bogdanor is the author of Kasztner's Crime (Transaction Publishers, 2016).