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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So, when my parents learned that our relatives in Europe were pleading for their lives, what could they do? Offer a hcht a big campaign donation, and the opportunity to invest in the defense stocks they know will increase in value, and they’ll happily vote for wars that will kill millions of innocent people.

He’s also painted as using this small opportunity to rescue his friends and family and a few others at the expense of the vast majority of Hungarian Jews who were deliberately entrapped by Kastner’s misrepresentations of Nazi intent. The author uses the Kastner trial to document how many of the most important and esteemed Zionist founders of Israel collaborated with the Nazis to send millions of European Jews to their deaths.

Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Perdidy Often they were called upon to translate for their parents, who didn’t speak English hecut well. I urge you to read this fascinating account.


I could write a story about the de-humanising effects of what went on both in people’s homes and later in the various hiding places, but you could read Ladislaus Loeb’s description of life in the ‘priviliged’ Belsen camp where he had been, to get an idea.

Jan 26, K rated it liked it Shelves: The people that form Israel’s prrfidy, and have been in control since its inception inwill tell you that this book in no accurate. Kastner had immense “sacred hutzpa,” Lapid told me.

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InIsrael TV broadcast a fair-minded documentary about the affair. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Self serving grandstanding with little regard for historical facts or the reality of the time. Want perfiyd Read Currently Reading Read. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

Perfidy by Ben Hecht

There is no mention of the desperately few options Kastner faced. Account Options Sign in. Hardcoverpages. No eBook available Amazon.

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The reader must beh and ponder – though Ben Hecht has taken his stand – dramatically, cogently and with captivating force. If you wish to understand genocide, read Perfidy.

In the summer ofGrunwald disseminated a mimeographed newsletter accusing Kastner of collaborating with the Nazis. Similar to his allegations against Kastner, Hecht 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. How could billions of Native Americans have been exterminated while the whole world either did nothing or took part in the genocide?


He has already put over several neat ones, recently a large sale of Israel manufactured submachine guns for to the German army.


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If you help me save Jews, I will do my best to save your neck after the war. Perfidy is a book written by Ben Hecht in English Choose a language for shopping. Orie Niedzviecki rated it really liked it Oct 15, History may be at pdrfidy malleable; but they are not justified, excused or exonerated. Dec 13, Mabel rated it it was amazing.

Now some people say that politics is a dirty business. There would be no authorities to order them, and bwn gullible fools to obey those orders. Jan 10, Duia Lafia Kwame rated it it was amazing.