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. Ben Hecht’s “Perfidy”. With each passing year, the bureaucratically organized murder by the Nazis of six million Jews, because they were Jews, becomes. Perfidy by Ben Hecht. Is made available to you (in full text) by Scroll for . “I pray thee, mark me—that a brother should be so perfidious!”.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A good book for anyone who is interested in seeking out real history and not just the mainstream lies. Perfidy means treachery; the deliberate breaking of uecht. Aug 28, Jan Peczkis rated it really liked it.

Although I no longer consider 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. Everything is well documented and personally, I believe every word. But it really does not do proper justice to Kastner, because it cannot; simply, he is difficult to judge by standards in peace and the safety of Western nations.

I have never experienced war and I am 74 years old. Hecht’s skill as a writer is on full display here, you forget you’re reading a book and instead are transformed into a witness for this inhumane tragedy.

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The man who had become arguably the most effective propagandist the Jewish state ever had, withdrew from Zionism after the Altalena affair. I’m not a historian, and I have neither the knowledge nor access to the hecyt source material to rebut them. Reading this book was painful — and it can be potentially dangerous for anyone who lacks grounding in either Zionist or Holocaust history.


And it is questionable that he was “living it up” at the European restaurants and hotels.

But it shouldn’t be the only one. This is the kind of book that can shake your fundamental beliefs to the core No trivia or quizzes yet. From inside the book.

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Aug 12, Jonathan Meola rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Heecht was unsanctioned, and opposed by mainstream Zionist leaders who believed policy of the young State must reside under one umbrella. How does she do it? Or public revelation of the extermination plans?

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At the same time, I never came across a reputable Holocaust history that embraced Hecht’s line about Kastner’s dealings with the Nazis – whether Raul Hilberg’s classic The Destruction of the European JewsSaul Friedlander’s just-released and widely acclaimed The Years of Extermination: Even if you have no interest in Jews or the Holocaust or Israel, I think it is worth reading because when he describes what Ben Gurion and his cohorts did and how they got away with it, I understood exactly how our own politicians and leaders have gotten away with lying for so long and on such a grand scale to the people they are supposed to represent.

And even with Becher’s promised personal protection, who but a hero who wanted to save Jewish lives would put himself in harm’s way at the height of the Allied offensive against Germany, with bombs exploding all over the place?

Most Popular In Jewlarious. For, according to Hecht, the entire Mapai leadership was part of an enormous betrayal: We simply couldn’t fit in another line.


Two thousand people attended his funeral. They will bear their fate or perfudy will not. Hecht accuses Ben Gurion’s Mapai party of collaborating with the British and deliberately obstructing attempts to rescue Jews during the Holocaust in order to stay in Britain’s good graces.

Stars of David: Ben Hecht

The same kind of stuff perfidh probably happened in every country; it wasn’t that hard to pull off and it was kept quiet for decades, although reprinted in The Kippah on Beale Street. Doris Bitterman rated it really liked it Dec 17, D-Day was just weeks away, and the real purpose was to offer the US and Britain a separate peace with Nazi Germany, leaving the Soviets out in the cold.

Bar Refaeli to face perjury, money laundering charges. Nothing more, nothing less. Would refusal to deal with the Nazis have averted the fate of the Hungarian Jews?

Power and Politics: ‘Perfidy’ revisited

The Nazis would trade a million Jews for 10, trucks to be used only against the Soviets on the eastern front. Top Jewish Perfisy of Even if you have no interest in Jews or the Holocaust or Israel, I think it is worth reading because when he describes what Ben Gurion I knew nothing about what had happened to the Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.

While Lapid is not a follower of Jabotinsky, neither is he a Mapainik, hecnt his views carry some weight. And I was there!