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Bitter Reckoning

Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674988149

Publication Date: 10/15/2019


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 photos

Belknap Press


  • Introduction
  • 1. From Revenge to Retribution in Post-Nazi Europe
  • 2. Tensions among Survivors in Mandatory Palestine
  • 3. The Nazis and Nazi Collaborators Punishment Law
  • 4. Preliminary Court Examinations
  • 5. Weighing the Actions of Jewish Collaborators
  • 6. Did Jewish Kapos Commit Crimes against Humanity?
  • 7. The First Doubts about the Kapo Trials
  • 8. Judging a Nazi and Reframing Collaboration
  • 9. Absolving Ordinary Functionaries
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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